2 Minute Path Clean
How many times have you been out walking and seen litter on your way? Discarded wrappers from crisps, energy bars and snacks; the remains of food; the inevitable empty plastic water bottle...
So we at Walks Around Britain have decided to do something about it.
We've launched our 2 Minute Path Clean - aimed at encouraging walkers all across Britain to spend just 2 minutes of every walk tidying up an area as they go along.
It doesn't matter where that area is - be it on the top of Wansfell Pike or in the car park where a walk starts - but if we all did a little bit to help keep our countrysides and landscapes litter-free, the better it is for us as walkers and for the environment too.
There's two parts to our 2 Minute Path Clean...
|Paper bag||1 month|
|Apple core||8 weeks|
|Orange peel and banana skins||2 years|
|Cigarette end||18 months to 500 years|
|Plastic bag||10 to 20 years|
|A plastic bottle||450 years|
1 million years