During lockdown, two million square metres of open space was kept open. Since coming out of of lockdown, our parks are being used more than ever. This is great but the high levels of littering and dumping that we've seen is not.
From 15 June - 20 July, we collected a huge 15.11 tonnes of litter from parks across the borough!
The We're Cleaning Up campaign aims to educate and encourage individuals and groups to take responsibility and play a part in keeping our parks clean and tidy.
Last year, we ran We're Cleaning Up, to huge success! This year, we're bringing the campaign back with a few changes, aiming to:
Recently, we have installed some bold new signage in parks across the borough. By installing these signs, we hope to encourage park users to take responsibility for their rubbish.
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