Communities in the National Park get a Spring Clean!

Communities across Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park are grabbing their litter pickers for what could be the UK’s biggest Spring Clean yet!

Spring cleaning kick starts this weekend and over the coming months communities across the National Park will be joining in the fight to tackle the negative impacts that littering has on the communities.

SATURDAY 23 March – Drymen Village Square – 1000am – 1200pm

SATURDAY 23 March – Luss & Arden – 0900am – 1230pm (organiser Luss & Arden Community Development Trust)

SATURDAY 13 April – Croftamie (organiser Croftamie Community Trust)

THURSDAY 25 April – Loch Lubnaig (Friends of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs)

Why not pop along to a local event near you or host your own Spring Clean event.

Keep Scotland beautiful has a lots of information including a very handy litter pick toolkit: https://www.keepscotlandbeautiful.org/media/1558148/ksb-litterpick-plus-toolkit-final-low-res-100217.pdf

It’s also a very warm welcome to Nik Turner, Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority’s new Litter Prevention Manager. Nik is really keen to hear about your events, what you’re doing or on hand to answer your questions if you’re interested in carrying out a litter pick but not sure how to by dropping her an email to nik.turner@lochlomond-trossachs.org

Social media is also a great way to keep the spring clean conversation going. Please share your photos from the event use the tag @lomondtrossachs and the hashtag #SpringClean19.