Help us tackle litter

Arrange a community clean up

If you want to arrange a community clean up in your area please contact us on

0131 608 1100 - when prompted you should press 1, then 2, and then 8.

We can help by providing clean up kits which include litter pickers for adults and children. We can also remove the litter that has been collected.

You may find it useful to read Keep Scotland Beautiful's advice on how to organise a clean up .

Get involved

Read about litter prevention action plans or join in a community clean up in your area 

Upcoming clean up events

Who Where When

Meeting point

Further details
Friends of the Hermitage Blackford Hill

Sunday 7th April, meeting at 10.00 am  

Finishing around 12.30 pm

at the public car park next to the Royal Observatory on Blackford Hill.

Folk should dress for the prevailing weather on the day, wear strong shoes for possible rough ground and it is helpful if they bring their own gardening-type gloves if they have them.   Bags and litter-pickers will be provided.

Organisations and businesses across Edinburgh are invited to take part in a new initiative from Zero Waste Scotland to tackle litter at the source and reduce its impact on the community. Find out more information about organisations tackling litter.


Report a litter problem

Report litter problems in your area.

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