Lend your name to the #LitterlessCornwall campaign!
Sign up and help us say ‘thank you’ to Cornwall’s army of volunteer litter pickers.
What is #LitterlessCornwall?
#LitterlessCornwall is a social movement that helps to protect Cornwall from:
- dog fouling
- fly tipping
- other environmental crimes
The Council launched the #Litterless Cornwall campaign movement and so far 1,400 people have added their name to the campaign.
The Council has supported the brilliant Two-Minute Beach Clean community initiative with a donation of £9,000. This has provided tools and site boards. The initiative has resulted in about 1,000 litter pick events and the removal of about a tonne of waste each year so far.
The authority helps fund and support Clean Cornwall. This parntership has:
- facilitated the collection of 707 bags of litter since 1 January 2019
- distributed £86,4040 of High Street funding grants to 69 community projects in the last year
- marshalled 1,064 volunteer litter pickers sweeping the streets, beaches, parks and coast paths of Cornwall
The Council has also set up a Community Enforcement partnership Programme. Through this we have trained our civil parking enforcement officers to issue Fixed Penalty Notices for:
- dog fouling
- dogs on beaches
Fixed penalty notices issued have jumped from 17 in 2018/19 to 84 in 2019/20.
The partnership has carried out 1,930 high-visibility dog fouling patrols since 2016.
If you see someone littering contact Public Protection.
Data controller and purpose
This privacy notice applies to you (‘the service user’) and Cornwall Council (‘the council’). The council takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy notice applies to the council’s use of any and all of the data provided by you or collected by the council in relation to this campaign. We will not use of share your data with any third parties. The information you provide will be used by Cornwall Council’s Communications and Engagement team to promote a cleaner, greener Cornwall.
We process your data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018. If you have any concerns the council’s Data Protection Officer can be contacted via DPO@cornwall.gov.uk
Condition for processing personal data
It is necessary for us to lawfully process your personal data which includes your full name, email and postcode, under GDPR Article 6(1)(a) consent.
How long do we keep your information?
We will only hold your name on our database until you request to be removed. We may also anonymise some personal data you provide to us. This is to ensure that you cannot be identified. We may use this for statistical analysis of data to allow the council to effectively target and plan the provision of services.