North Herts District Council (NHDC) alongside East Herts Council have launched the campaign to support both existing volunteers who have already been litter picking in the district, as well as to appeal for new volunteers to adopt an area and make a real community effort to reduce litter.
Volunteers will be asked to let us know the area they wish to adopt and will be provided with safety information and special bags. Anyone who adopts an area will be able to have their litter picked waste collected alongside their normal scheduled waste and recycling collections.
For the first 100 residents signing up we will provide a ‘litter picker pack’ which is all that is needed to make regular litter-cleaning efforts in their streets. These packs have been kindly sponsored by Urbaser.
This new Adopt an Area scheme will complement existing street cleaning across the towns and villages in North Herts.
The scheme is open to individuals, schools, and community groups. Any litter picked will be collected by NHDC’s waste contractor.
To sign up to Adopt an Area, visit our Adopt an Area webpage.