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Litter picks - Wednesday Warwick Wombles

Wednesday Warwick Wombles was launched in January 2023 and involves monthly lunchtime litter picks across campus for both staff and students. Sessions normally take place on the third Wednesday of every month from 12noon for approximately one hour. Bags, gloves and pickers are provided but please bring your own if you have them.

Sign up for the 19th of June session NOW. Sign ups will be open for the next month after the end of each event.

Dates for your diary:

  • Wednesday 19th June,12-1pm
  • Wednesday 17th July, 12-1pm
  • Wednesday 21st August, 12-1pm
  • Wednesday 18th September, 12-1pm

Why litter-pick?

  1. Clean the environment
  2. Help protect wildlife
  3. Create a safe environment for wildlife and for people
  4. Be part of the community and meet likeminded people
  5. Get some physical exercise and enjoy the fresh air
  6. Inspire others to make a difference

Please note: depending on the numbers of attendees, we may ask you to pair up and share a picker and rubbish bag with someone else.

Big Hog Friendly Litter Pick Challenge

In Term 1 2022/23, as part of the Hedgehog Friendly Campus initiative we took part in the Big Hog Friendly Litter Pick Challenge, which ran from 19th September to 30th November 2022. We collected over 60 bags of rubbish with the help of 63 amazing volunteers!

In the 2023/24 year, we have taken part in the same challenge. This year the challenge is ran from the 19th September to the 30th November 2023. We are very pleased to announce that we came second in the university category, which is a brilliant achievement. You can find our more about the results here. Thank you to everyone who took part in the litter picks and made this possible!

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