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  • Litter Picking Hero

    16 February 2020

    Litter picking hero shares his top tips! Rylee, a young litter picking inspiration, has been sharing his top tips for litter picking ahead of OxClean’s big Spring Clean at the end of the month. In the video, Rylee explains why litter picking is important and why people should get involved in the Spring Clean. As…

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  • Sixteen days to Spring Clean

    12 February 2020

    Time is ticking to register your interest for OxClean’s ‘Leap into Spring Clean 2020’. The event, now in its 13th year, takes place from Friday 28th – Sunday 1st March 2020 90 groups and 60 individuals are already signed up to take to the streets over the weekend. OxClean’s big Spring Clean takes place in…

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  • North Oxford Eco-fair

    24 November 2019

    On Saturday 23 November Oxford Civic Society joined around 30 organisations taking part in the North Oxford Eco-fair. We were there to tell people about our work lobbying for better transport links, encouraging people to switch from cars to public transport, cycling and walking, and our anti-litter campaign OxClean.

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  • Anytime, any place, anywhere

    30 October 2019

    This year has seen an astonishing increase in groups wanting to litter-pick during the year, not just during Spring Clean.

    In 2019 OxClean has been going for 12 years. While we’ve always had one or two groups litter-picking outside the Annual Spring Clean weekend in March, this year has seen at least 19 going out between May and October.

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  • Spring Clean 2019 Launch

    24 February 2019

    Every year we announce the launch of OxClean’s Spring Clean to remind everyone that over the coming weekend hundreds of good-hearted Oxford people turn out to collect litter and clean up the City. It gives us a chance to acknowledge the support of other organisations. This year’s launch took place outside the Co-op in Summertown….

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  • OxClean Shout-out on BBC Radio Oxford

    9 February 2019

    OxClean is delighted to have been given a slot on BBC Radio Oxford’s “Shout Out” feature. Shout Outs are broadcast at intervals throughout the day, so listen out for ours, or if you can’t wait you can hear it here on this link.

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  • AMYA New Year litter-pick

    27 January 2019

    While many people were happy to stay at home in the warm at New Year, a group from AMYA, Oxford’s Ahmadiyya community, was out litter-picking. Many thanks to them for their efforts!

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  • Great British Beach Clean 2018

    13 December 2018

    Although OxClean’s main activities are focused on Oxford, we support other anti-litter campaigns too. One of these is the Great British Beach Clean organised every year by the Marine Conservation Society (MCS). This year’s Great British Beach Clean was the biggest mass participation beach clean and survey event the UK has ever witnessed.

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  • Register for Spring Clean 2019

    28 October 2018

    Spring Clean 2019 is on the first weekend in March, from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd. Registration for groups and individuals in now open! Go to the Spring Clean page for the registration forms and all the information you need.

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  • Spring Clean postponed

    1 March 2018

    Given light snow today, heavier snow tomorrow and no thaw in prospect it is going to be quite hard to find litter this weekend! It could also be unsafe to venture forth. Several groups have already been in touch with us cancelling or postponing their planned activities.  We suggest that groups should postpone. Please let…

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