Policy paper

Litter Strategy for England

This strategy explains how the government will work with groups and businesses to reduce litter.



This strategy sets out how we will work with different local groups, local authorities, Highways England and businesses to reduce litter.

We will work to clean up the country, to change attitudes towards littering, and strengthen enforcement powers. This is the first Litter Strategy for England.

Published 10 April 2017
Last updated 21 July 2017 + show all updates
  1. The strategy document has been updated to incorporate membership of the voluntary and economic incentives working group.
  2. First published.