Cleaner Barking and Dagenham launches with a staff litter pick

Over 100 staff and Councillors from Barking and Dagenham Council were out collecting litter, on the first day of a new campaign designed to clean up the borough.

Staff from across the council volunteered their time to take part in seven litter picking events in green spaces across the borough, to show their commitment to working with residents to make the borough a cleaner place.

The ‘Cleaner Barking and Dagenham’ campaign will tackle littering, overflowing bins, fly-tipping, dog fouling and other grime crimes, while encouraging residents to play their part.

Residents can also host their own local litter picking ev