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Tip 13 – get picking

Unfortunately, it's not uncommon to see rubbish on many of our streets, pavements and walking routes.

Why not do a spot of litter picking while you’re walking? Filling just one bag could make make a huge difference. 

There are lots of groups that organise litter picks. Ask your local Living Streets group – or at your local village hall or online community pages.


Spruce up your local area as you walk

Living Streets Scotland has been working with the community in South Lanarkshire to explore ways to improve walking and wheeling in the local area – and litter kept coming up as a problem. 

Read about how pupils from a local school decided to take action against rubbish that was affecting their community.

Have you tried all of our #Try20 tips yet? You could walk the rainbow, let the kids lead the way and many more – there's something for everyone to try. We've put together 20 tips to help you fit 20 minutes of walking into your day.

Check out our tips and download your own #Try20 check list to tick them off as you go!