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What is the litter pick challenge?

WHAT IS THE LITTER PICK CHALLENGE? 

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Until the 30th November 2023, we are held a national competition to find out which institution can collect the most litter from campus and in the community. There were 4 categories: University, College, Secondary, and Primary School and the winner of each category received a free Hedgehog House complete with a bag of hedgehog food. Thanks to the British Hedgehog Preservation Society for the generous prize donation. All participants (whether from the winning team or not) received a digital certificate from us. By taking part in this challenge, volunteers helped hedgehogs and other wildlife in their community from potentially becoming trapped and entangled in plastic packaging, which can lead to suffocation or severe injuries from sharp or tight objects. Unfortunately, hedgehogs die every year because of this. Scroll down to read up on how you can get involved in our 2024 Big Hog Friendly Litter Pick Challenge. Need an incentive? It also helps Hedgehog Friendly Campus & Schools teams tick an action towards their award! 
How do I get involved?

THIS YEARS WINNERS...

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CHECK BACK HERE IN SUMMER 2024 FOR THE NEXT CHALLENGE

First things first, we need to know whether you are an institution, student or staff member, or a member of the public.
Please read the section that applies to you, your instructions will be here. 
Please select one of the following options:
Institution
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INSTITUTION

Institutions must register here as a team and recruit volunteers to add to their team's trash total. Once available, please read the 2024 guidebook for more information and resources for the challenge at the bottom of the page.
Student or staff member
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STUDENT OR STAFF MEMBER

Ask your institution to register here if they aren't already involved. Get litter picking from 19th September. Send the team photo evidence of your collected litter bags to add to their trash total. Once available, please read the 2024 guidebook for more information and resources for the challenge at the bottom of the page.
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MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC

Contact your local university, college or school to find out if they're registered as a team. If not you can ask them to register here. If so, get litter picking from 19th September. Send the team photo evidence of your collected litter bags to help them add to their trash total! Once available, please read the 2024 guidebook for more information and resources for the challenge at the bottom of the page.
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YOUR CAMPUS

LOCAL PARK

YOUR STREET

THE BEACH

YOU CAN LITTER PICK ANYWHERE

Once available, please read the 2024 guidebook before taking part in this challenge. 
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