Litter Picking

Organising a litter pick in is an excellent way of bringing people of all ages together to help to care for the local environment.

Great British September Clean 2020

Litter picking girls 2020
                   Litter pick together

Keep Britain Tidy is organising the Great British September Clean from 11th to 27th September 2020 -  find out more and sign up

Litter picking advice during the Coronavirus outbreak

For up-to-date advice about litter picking during the Coronavirus outbreak please see the Keep Britain Tidy Coronavirus guidance

Always complete a risk assessment before holding a litter pick.

Litter pick general advice  (PDF, 481KB)
Generic litter pick risk assessment  (DOCX, 27KB)

Don't forget to photograph your event and send images to to share on MK Council social media.

Borrow litter pick kits

MK Council has many litter pick kits held in the community for hire free of charge. Find the Litter Pick Holder (PDF, 213KB) nearest to you.

Collecting the filled sacks

Please let us know you in advance where you are litter picking and where you would like the filled rubbish sacks to be collected from by emailing



Last Updated: 30 July 2020