Bury Street Care Pledge is all about looking after our environment, reducing litter and promoting recycling as well as making Bury a cleaner, safer, greener place for all who live, work and study here and visit the Borough.
The scheme aims to develop community pride and could ultimately involve the whole community in helping to keep Bury clean, tidy and litter-free.
Who can take the Bury Street Care Pledge?
You can commit to taking the Bury Street Care Pledge if you are:
a resident in Bury;
a school in Bury; or
a business in Bury.
What do I commit to if I take the Bury street care pledge?
In general terms:
Residents will commit to keeping the land around their home clean, tidy and litter free.
Schools will commit to educating pupils to look after their environment now and in the future as well as keeping the land around their school clean, tidy and litter free.
Businesses will commit to ensuring that any waste they produce is handled safely and in accordance with the law, they will promote responsible disposal of litter to employees and be a positive example to others.
What will I get if I take the pledge?
We will provide you with a street care pledge certificate signed by The Worshipful the Mayor of Bury and a free litter pack which includes a high visibility vest, a draw string bag, protective gloves, a handy hoop for holding open your rubbish bag and your very own litter picker.
I would like to take the Bury Street Care Pledge, how do I go about it?
All you have to do is select the pledge appropriate to you, fill-in and complete the online pledge form and submit it to us. Please select the appropriate link from the right-hand side of this web page.
Did you know?
Bury Council has area-based street care teams covering the whole of the borough of Bury. These teams are committed to creating a clean and safe environment for the people of Bury. However, each year around 3,500.00 tonnes of litter has to be collected from your streets - quite an accomplishment! So, please help us to help you. Be responsible and take the Bury street care pledge.
If you have any queries about the Bury street care pledge please let us know.