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Cambridge City Council

Litter survey

Consultation open from 2 July to 15 August 2021.

Tidying litter costs us a lot of money every year, so maintaining a cleaner, greener Cambridge is a priority in our Corporate Plan. It’s unrealistic to expect a completely litter-free city, but we want to significantly reduce it and increase re-use and recycling.

We’re developing a litter strategy, which will cover the management of litter on streets and open spaces. It will include flytipping and street sweeping.

We want to hear your views on litter and the litter-cleaning services we provide. This will help us shape our future priorities and recognise what we do well and where we could make improvements.

Please respond to our online survey to tell us your views. You can also share any ideas you have to help us tackle the problem. The survey will take about 15 minutes, and you can enter a prize draw for £100 of vouchers at the end.

Litter survey

The survey closes at midnight on 15 August 2021. Contact us at if you have any questions about it or our work to prevent litter. We can also provide a printed version of the survey if you need one.


We’ll be holding a focus group discussion in July, to discuss the litter problem around Laundress Green.

Futurebright Solutions will be hosting the discussing for us. Register your interest in joining in the focus group by Friday 16 July.

Let us know if you’re unable to take part on the proposed date but want to contribute, and we’ll make alternative arrangements.

Next steps

We’ll use your responses to the survey to inform our litter strategy. We plan to present it for approval at the Environment and Community Scrutiny Committee meeting on 7 October 2021.