Marine Litter Art Competition

Are you a nursery, early years, primary or additional support needs establishment, or do you work with young people from this age group (e.g. uniform or community group) in the Clyde Valley? Get involved in our Marine Litter Art Competition.

We are inviting pupils across the Clyde Valley to research the source to sea pathway of marine litter and explore how litter in their community could end up as marine litter in the sea.

Following their investigations, we would like pupils to represent their thoughts in an artistic medium, such as paintings, photographs, sculptures or poetry.  The more imaginative, the better!

At the end of the competition, Keep Scotland Beautiful will be hosting an exhibition focusing on the source to sea journey of marine litter on the River Clyde. 

If your school or group is interested in taking part in the Upstream Battle Marine Litter art competition, please get in touch to let us know. The closing date for final submissions is 15th March 2019.

This competition is open to early years, primary and additional supports needs establishments, as well as uniform and community groups who work with children in this age group in the Clyde Valley area, covering eight local authorities:

Glasgow, Inverclyde, North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, East Dunbartonshire, West Dunbartonshire, Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire.

If you are outwith this category, please register your interest to find out about other ways you can get involved.


The following resources will provide you with all the information you need to get involved.

Brief for Teachers (docx)
Marine Litter Powerpoint (pptx)
Report Template (docx)


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