Bins: Install larger and more effective bins in high-footfall locations across the city.
Litter prevention: Ensure all Glasgow City Council refuse and waste disposal vehicles have secure coverings in place to prevent rubbish being blown around while in transit.
Business responsibility: Require high street businesses to keep the area within their immediate vicinity clean and tidy, especially fast-food restaurants and bars.
Single-use plastic: Encourage take-away businesses to replace plastic packaging, including polystyrene boxes, with more recyclable and sustainable alternatives.
Rubbish removal: Provide and promote free bulk removal for all items from private properties to reduce the need for people to fly tip.
Education: Encourage all schools across Glasgow to include litter picking activities as part of the curriculum in primary and secondary schools.
Increase resources & Collection Frequency: More investment in city cleansing activities e.g. litter uplift and graffiti removal, especially in the run up to COP26.
Fines and community service: Improve implementation of fines for fly-tipping and littering and make community service mandatory for anyone caught littering.
Domestic recycling: Clearer guidance on domestic recycling for city residents, with the aim of increasing Glasgow City Council’s household recycling rate from 18% (currently worst in Scotland) to at least 50%.
Behaviour change: Launch a major anti-littering campaign, drawing on lessons from other countries to tackle the root cause of littering and fly-tipping.