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Keep Cornwall Clean

image of map of Cornwall and text 697km of coastline - Cornwall is the 2nd largest local autority in the SW Regionicons of people and text 7 Environmental Officers

Image of dogs and the text 4 Dog wardens to cover Cornwall

image of bucket and space and text Over 300 Beaches


 image of money going into piggy banks and text Central Government Funding down 40% since 2010

Lend your name to the #KeepCornwallClean campaign!

Help us achieve a #LitterlessCornwall

By signing this pledge, I support Cornwall’s anti-litter movement
* Find out how we use your data by reading the privacy notice at the bottom of this page.

Sign up and help us say ‘thank you’ to Cornwall’s army of volunteer litter pickers.

What is #KeepCornwallClean?

#KeepCornwallClean is a social movement that helps to protect Cornwall from:

  • litter
  • dog fouling
  • fly tipping
  • other environmental crimes

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
  • littering
  • 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.

You can report a full bin online and find out about littering fines.

Privacy statement

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

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.

You can read our full privacy policy.