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OxClean

OxClean is an Oxford Civic Society initiative dedicated to cleaning up Oxford and keeping our city clean and tidy all year round. The overall objective is to establish our streets and public spaces as places designed for the safe enjoyment of the people. Our strategy is to both clean up accumulated litter and rubbish and to prevent the problem occurring in the first place. OxClean also runs a Schools Education Campaign and is mounting other campaigns to change attitudes. See website for details

OxClean
1700

Bags collected so far

5

Members

14

Years

4

Total number of events

upcoming Events

No upcoming events

past Events

Spring Clean 2012

Our Annual Spring Clean campaign is scheduled for Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd March 2012. Many groups already registered. See our website for details

Spring Clean 2011

Our annual Spring Clean took place on Friday 4th & Saturday 5th March 2011 • 118 community groups organised two hour litter picks at locations of their choice across the city – this match...

Spring Clean 2010

Our annual Spring Clean event, this year attracting registrations for over 110 groups

Spring Clean 09

Spring Clean 09 will take place on Friday 6th & Saturday 7th March 2009.

Please see website for details

Nearby Groups

These groups are near to you in case you want to contact them for advice, to offer them support or, for example, to share equipment with them.

Collie Collections
Currently most of the work is done by my Border Collie who collects crisp and other wrappers and plastic bottles. She then finds the nearest waste bin and puts the litter in it. She has been doing this for the past 5 years.
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10 years
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Otterford Parish Litter Pick
Otterford Parish Litter Pick aims to remove as much litter (and fly-tipped items) as possible from the roads and lanes in the parish - which is located in the beautiful Blackdown Hills AONB on the Somerset/Devon border. We now hold three Litter Picks annually - in March, July and November. After sorting,as much litter as possible is recycled: to date we have recycled 7,446 drinks cans, 6,041 plastic bottles, 1,216 glass bottles/jars, and lots of miscellaneous metal. Since our 17th Pick in March 2020 we have also been recycling plastic food containers and lids, paper and cardboard, and aluminium foil. We are grateful to Whitbread Plc (from when they owned Costa Coffee) and Litteraction for donating equipment and clothing: to Somerset West & Taunton District Council (and their contractor idVerde) for providing litter sacks for each Pick and now collecting the rubbish afterwards; and to Somerset Waste Partnership for donating vests, gloves and sacks.
820
8 years
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LC Laverstoke clean up
Do join me
0
3 years
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Bognor Regis Community Cleans
Bognor Regis, Aldwick, and Bersted
0
4 months
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The Shedfield Society
The Shedfield Society was formed in 1993 for the public benefit: (i) To promote high standards of planning and architecture in or affecting the village of Shedfield. (ii) To educate the public in the geography, history, natural history and architecture of the village of Shedfield. (iii) To secure the preservation, protection and development and improvement of features of historic or public interest in the village of Shedfield. The Shedfield Society is registered with the Civic Voice and is a member of the Campaign to Protect Rural England.
293
28 years
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Test Valley Clean Up
The A3057 and A3090 are usually full of litter and the verges are only cleared infrequently - and in many places never. In the Summer it does not look so bad because of the grass - but come the Winter! A number of more minor roads are also left with litter because it would seem that Test Valley Borough Council only cares, if at all, about Andover and Romsey. The aim is to get Test Valley BC to do what it is required to do under the EPA for the district as a whole and not just the main urban areas.
0
13 years
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Camden Square Neighbourhood Association
Camden Square Area
0
4 months
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Ashton pickerupers
Ashton and surrounding nearby areas
6
4 months
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Tidy-Up-Team
Volunteer group supported by Brighton & Hove City Council to clear litter from green spaces in Brighton & Hove.
1
5 years
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Handsworth Clean-up Squad
Our focus will be the park located on Watt street as well as the surrounding pavements and streets. Eventually when there are enough members we can expand further and target other localised areas within Handsworth.
0
16 months
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Start a LitterAction group

Here at CleanupUK, we want to help you to take LitterAction! Wherever you live in the UK, forming your own community litter-picking group will help to keep your community safer, more friendly and free of litter. It’s lots of fun too. Why not muck in and join us?

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