Litter Strategy

Closed 22 Jan 2021

Opened 7 Dec 2020


Welcome to our consultation on Falkirk Council’s proposed Litter Strategy 2021 – 2026 and Litter Prevention Action Plan. Your feedback will help us shape and inform the final documents pre-launch in 2021

The main themes of the Litter Strategy and Litter Prevention Action Plan.

Information actions

  • Work in partnership with all aspects of the community
  • Provide information and guidance
  • Encourage and support the creation of organisations own litter action plans
  • Raise awareness
  • Encourage participation - freecycle
  • Promote reporting
  • Use statutory guidance to highlight key litter sources
  • Long term campaigns working alongside Zero Waste Scotland and Keep Scotland Beautiful

Infrastructure actions

  • Use statutory zoning methods
  • Create heat maps from fly-tipping hotspots
  • Introduce a litter bin policy
  • Support and advice for preventative measures (CCTV)
  • Bin storage considered in design
  • Potential for dog off lead areas
  • Potential to limit number of dogs walked at the same time
  • Efficient and effective street cleansing service
  • Advice on duty of care requirements

Enforcement actions

  • Issue fixed penalty notices
  • Provide guidance on current legislation
  • Strong relationships with the Sheriff's Office and Procurator Fiscal
  • Consistent approach across authorities
  • Work in partnership to influence behaviour change
  • Highlight enforcement costs
  • Engage and support Zero Waste Scotland and Keep Scotland Beautiful

For more information on the bullet points, please read the Litter Strategy and the Action Plan before you answer any of the following questions.

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