Anti-Litter Initiative 2019

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Groups are invited to take part in Meath County Council’s Anti-Litter Initiative 2019. You may have taken part in the past or may be an entirely new entrant. Either way this is a great opportunity for your group to get involved in your local community.  It is not a competition, each participating group is trying to achieve a high standard of cleanliness in their local area, and there is a grant for those that achieve high standards over the whole month of the competition. 

Information in relation to Judging

There will be 2 rounds of judging over a 4 week period. 
Judging will take place from the 20th March until the 17th April. 

Points will be deducted for the presence of litter and there will be a score for general appearance.

Each participant will be advised of their marks in the competition after the final week of judging in April, and grants will be issued in May.

Marking System;
Absence of Litter—80%
General Appearance —20%

Grants and Incentives

All groups who take part will be entitled to a start-up pack which includes gloves, bags and litter pickers.

We will arrange to assist with the collection and disposal of litter and waste collected from public areas.

Groups who attain the following marks (average over both visits by judge) will receive a grant as follows:

96-100 Marks:             €150  (plus a Gold Medal for Towns & Villages)
91-95 Marks:               €100  (plus a Silver Medal for Towns & Villages)

All groups who have registered to take part may collect bags, litter pickers & gloves from Recycling Centres at Navan, Trim or Kells during the week commencing Saturday 9th March 2019. 

A registration form is available to download below. The closing date for applications is Friday March 1st 2019.

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