Posts Tagged ‘Keep Wales Tidy’

Young ‘climate crusaders’ celebrate 25 years of Eco-Schools

Young people from across Wales came together to mark the 25th anniversary of the international Eco-Schools programme at a series of National Eco-Committee events. Nearly 150 young people from 65 primary schools took part in the three events held at Bedwellty Park in Tredegar, National Botanic Garden of Wales in Llanarthne, Canolfan Cae Cymro in Clawddnewydd […]

Keep Wales Tidy team up once again with McDonald’s to tackle marine litter

Following the success of last years All Wales Beach Clean, Keep Wales Tidy are targeting rivers and waterways, along with beaches across Wales in a month-long campaign.  In partnership with McDonald’s, Marine Clean Cymru will take place from the 20th of September to 20th of October. Community groups, schools and businesses from across Wales will be joining the month […]

Wales’ Best Green Spaces Announced

Another record-breaking year as 221 parks and green spaces across Wales achieve Green Flag Award status Keep Wales Tidy has revealed this year’s Green Flag Award winners – the international mark of a quality park or green space. 221 parks and green spaces have met the high standards needed to receive the coveted Green Flag […]

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Job Opportunities with Keep Wales Tidy – Project Officer Vacancies

Keep Wales Tidy are looking for passionate, talented people who share their vision of a beautiful Wales that is cared for and that can be enjoyed by everyone. They currently have the following three Project Officer vacancies: Newport – working 35 hours per week, this is a permanent homebased role, covering the county of Newport. Rhondda […]

New wildlife corridor created by RSPB Cymru and the Long Forest Project

A new wildlife corridor has been created by RSPB Cymru and Keep Wales Tidy on 7 March thanks to a national partnership project. Staff and volunteers from RSPB Cymru and Keep Wales Tidy took part in two days of hedge planting as part of the Long Forest Project at RSPB Cors Ddyga nature reserve on Anglesey. […]

Litter heroes joining forces for Spring Clean Cymru

Be part of the pick (22 March – 23 April) Keep Wales Tidy is calling on people across Wales to help improve the environment on our doorstep by getting involved in its annual Spring Clean Cymru campaign. The charity is aiming to inspire thousands of people to join forces to collect and safely dispose of […]

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Volunteers help to create a tree nursery in Denbighshire

A new tree nursey has been established in North Wales by The Long Forest project and the local community. Eight volunteers from the Woodland Skills Centre worked on building a polytunnel at the Centre in Bodfari, Denbighshire which will be used to grow hedgerow trees from locally collected seed.

Velindre Cancer Centre tackling waste with reusable cups

Wales’ specialist cancer centre is taking action to reduce its environmental impact Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff has launched a new initiative to encourage all staff, patients and visitors to ditch single-use coffee cups in a bid to reduce waste. A range of ‘Eco to go’ rice husk cups are now available in the Centre’s […]

Smoking litter still a big problem in Wales

New report aims to highlight the scale and impact of smoking-related litter in Wales A new report published by Keep Wales Tidy has revealed the prevalence of smoking-related litter and the far-reaching impacts on our health, wildlife and environment. During recent street cleanliness surveys, smoking-related litter was found on 80.3% of our streets, making it […]

Winning Welsh Journalists for the Future 

Young Reporters for the Environment Litter Less Campaign is an international journalism competition run in Wales by Keep Wales Tidy on behalf of FEE (The Foundation for Environmental Education). It empowers young people between 11-21 to take a stand on a global fight against litter and articulate these issues through writing, photography and video. We […]