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Making a positive difference

We’re Keep Wales Tidy – the charity working across Wales to protect our environment for now and for the future.

We have a collective vision of a beautiful Wales cared for and enjoyed by everybody.

Practically, we know that a good quality environment matters to people and that the benefits can make a real difference to our health, well-being, communities and to our economy.

And as an added bonus it is great for nature too.

What we do

Our work ranges far and wide – from practical action and environmental education, to setting standards for parks and beaches.

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Eradicating litter and waste
caru cymru to eradicate waste

Caru Cymru (a Welsh phrase meaning ‘Love Wales’) is our national initiative to eradicate litter and waste. We are working with communities and local authority partners to keep our local environment cleaner and safer.

Empowering young people

Today’s young people are tomorrow’s policy makers, business owners and consumers. We are educating and empowering young people to make positive changes in their schools, homes and communities.

Creating and restoring green space
conservation projects - bird house in tree

We are supporting people to create and care for local green spaces, benefiting health and wellbeing, providing a haven for wildlife and feeding into the wider global effort to combat the climate emergency.

Setting standards for environmental quality
wales coast awards

Environmental quality sits at the core of our purpose. We help set the standards high for green spaces, beaches, marinas and tourism in Wales through our range of international awards.

So far, so good...

More than
1,500
Litter Champions

So far, so good...

Over
500,000
young people involved in Eco-Schools

Events

From a #2MinuteStreetClean to an organised day of activities – there really is an event for everyone.

Search for an event near you or take a look at what’s happening across the country.

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Latest news

Tidy Wales Awards applications are open!

May 17 2024

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Wales Coast Awards 2024 winners announced!

May 14 2024

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Deposit Return Scheme delays: our response

April 29 2024

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Get involved

Our volunteers are amazing, all 25,000 of them! We simply wouldn’t exist without their continued passion and support.

From fundraising and donating, to supporting us whilst you shop, we have loads of ways for you to get involved in our work, meet new people and help improve your community.

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