Nevis Partnership becomes litter picking hub

Want to read more?

We value our content  and access to our full site is  only available with a  subscription. Your subscription entitles you to 7-day-a-week access to our website, plus a full digital copy of that week’s paper to read on your pc/mac or mobile device In addition your subscription includes access to digital archive copies from 2006 onwards

Just want to read one issue? No problem you can subscribe for just one week (or longer if you wish)

Already a subscriber?

 

Subscribe Now

Keep Scotland Beautiful is providing the Nevis Landscape Partnership with litter picking kit to help their community clean up its part of Scotland

Environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful is creating 11 litter picking hubs across Scotland by providing free litter picking equipment to support communities to tackle local litter issues.

In Highland, the Nevis Landscape Partnership (NLP) will receive the kit, which will be available for individuals and groups to borrow, following strict social distancing and safety guidance.

The 11 community groups are the first round of groups to become litter pick hubs in Scotland, with more following in the future.

By creating the hubs, Keep Scotland Beautiful is looking to empower communities who are frustrated by litter worsening during, and following the easing of lockdown.

The funding for these Helping Hands litter kits has been provided by Coca-Cola, and will see kits containing enough litter pickers, gloves, bag hoops and hi-viz vests for up to 10 people to take part in a litter pick at a time.

Groups will also be able to access posters and social media content to help encourage people to look after their local places and keep Scotland beautiful.