Join us in the fight against litter & take part in the #LoveWhereYouLive clean up event this weekend! #ad

litter in a park - BritMums

Litter is such an important topic to us as families — as parents we become more aware of litter because we’re so often out and about with our children in parks, in city centres, in public spaces, and we notice it. At the same time, we’re teaching our children not to drop packaging when out and to put rubbish away at home.

This weekend McDonald’s volunteers will be tackling litter in areas of our towns and cities and hundreds of you have been voting for the areas you want to see them clean up.

BritMums influencers will be present at these clean up events up and down the country, and we’d like you to come and join us. You’ll be hard-pressed to find a more satisfying way to make an impact locally in a weekend. How often do you actually get to make a visible difference in your community?

Join us at the locations and times below!

Saturday 6th
 
Hayley from Sparkles and Stretchmarks will be in the Paignton area from 10am to midday. Meet at the Paignton McDonald’s @ 9.45am.
 
Charly from PODcast will be in the Reading area from 10am to midday. Meet at McDonald’s Oxford Road @ 9.45am.
 
Amy from Learning and Exploring Through Play will be in the Birmingham area from 10am to midday. Meet at McDonald’s Temple Row @ 9.45am.
 
Sian from Helpful Mum will be in the Ripon area from 10am to midday. Meet at 9.45am at football pitches on Hell Wath Lane.
 
 
Sunday 7th
 
Karen from Mini Travellers will be in the Manchester area Midday to 2pm. Meet at Manchester Piccadilly McDonald’s at noon.
 
Susan Mann will be in the Glasgow area from 10am to midday. Meet at the McDonald’s on Main Street in Thornliebank @ 9.45am 
 
Elfa Wilmott from California Mum will be in the Kingston area from 10am to midday. Meet @ 9.45am at Kingston Gate Car Park (KT2 5JN).

 

Sign up here if you can attend one of the cleanup sessions. We’d appreciate any support on social, please tweet #LoveWhereYouLive!

 

Did you know about the McDonald’s environmental ethos?

The Love Where You Live Event is part of McDonald’s UK’s commitment to environmental practices. It has partnered with Keep Britain Tidy as part of its 12-year Love Where You Live anti-littering campaign. Through the campaign, McDonald’s encourages local communities to take action and work together to tackle litter in their area.

Not only that: McDonald’s UK has been powering its delivery fleet with recycled biodiesel from cooking oil for 10 years. They are also starting to roll out paper straws across restaurants

Sign up here if you can attend one of the cleanup session. We’d also appreciate if you could tweet your support using  #LoveWhereYouLive

Stayed tuned for more details here on the BritMums site and follow #LoveWhereYouLive and #KeepBritainTidy, @McDonaldsUK and @BritMums.

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