Planet Patrol Beach Clean Up

UPDATED: Planet Patrol’s Clean ups are back!

One of this year’s #HostEnvironmentalPledge nominated charities is Planet Patrol; a non-profit, community-focused movement is on a mission to find evidence-based solutions to eliminate single-use materials and litter.

And from the 22nd April, Planet Patrol is back out and about our communities hosting free clean-ups and you’re all invited. (Events updated 27/4/21)


What is a Planet Patrol Clean up?  

From stand-up paddleboarding to beach cleans. And from parkour to yoga and a plain old litter pick walk. Throughout the UK, Planet Patrol host clean ups in your local community which combine a variety of fun activities with litter pricking. What makes Planet Patrols clean ups so brilliant are that they are completely free to join, you don’t need any experience and all the equipment you need are provided. All you need to do is download the Planet Patrol app before arriving at the clean up.


Planet Patrol App

What do I need to do at a Clean up?  

Have fun with the activity and help clean up the area, that’s it. There is one golden rule though. You have to record everything piece of litter you collect in the Planet Patrol app.


Planet Patrol collector on paddleboard

Which Host cities can I take part in?

Right now, there are only a handful of events taking place in April and early May, but keep checking Planet Patrol’s website or Facebook page to find out when and where more events are added.

April:

London (Islington): Paddleboarding Litter Pick
Where: Islington Boat Club 16-34, Graham St, Islington, London N1 8JX.
When: Friday 30th April | 6:30-8pm
Event link
Nearest Host location(s): All our London locations

May:

Chester: Paddleboarding Litter Pick
Where: Sandy Lane Carpark, Sandy Lane, Chester, CH35UL
When: Saturday 1st May | 10am-12pm
Event link
Nearest Host location(s): Fontessa House

London (Richmond): Paddleboarding Litter Pick
Where: Meet by the river in Richmond at the bottom of Water Lane, opposite White Cross Pub, TW9 1TH.
When: Sunday 2nd May | 11am-12:30pm
Event link
Nearest Host location(s): All our London locations

Southampton: Paddleboarding Litter Pick
Where: Wesup Hamble River Mercury Yacht Harbour, Satchell Ln, Hamble-le-Rice, Southampton SO31 4HQ.
When: Wednesday 5th May | 6-8pm
Event link
Nearest Host location(s): Southampton Crossings

London (Richmond): Paddleboarding Litter Pick
Where: Meet by the river in Richmond at the bottom of Water Lane, opposite White Cross Pub, TW9 1TH.
When: Sunday 9th May | 10-11:30am
Event link
Nearest Host location(s): All our London locations

Plymouth: Paddleboarding Litter Pick
Where: Cargreen Park, PL12 6PA.
When: Sunday 9th May | 5:15-7pm
Event link
Nearest Host location(s): All our Plymouth locations

Barry: Beach Clean and Paddleboarding Litter Pick
Where: Jackson’s Bay, Barry Yacht Club, Dock Road, Barry, CF62 5QS.
When: Monday 24th May | 6-8pm
Event link
Nearest Host location(s): Shand House

Birmingham: Be Military Fit Litter Pick
Where: Cofton Park, South Birmingham, B45 8UN
When: Sunday 30th May | 11:30am-1pm
Event link
Nearest Host location(s): All our Birmingham locations

June:

Southampton: Paddleboarding Litter Pick
Where: Wesup Hamble River Mercury Yacht Harbour, Satchell Ln, Hamble-le-Rice, Southampton SO31 4HQ.
When: Thursday 3rd June | 6-8pm
Event link
Nearest Host location(s): Southampton Crossings

Plymouth: Paddleboarding Litter Pick
Where: Cargreen Park, PL12 6PA.
When: Sunday 27th June| 9-10:30am
Event link
Nearest Host location(s): All our Plymouth locations


You can find out all about Planet Patrol and the new Uni Network here.

#HostEnvironmentalPledge.
Getting serious about the environment we live in.

To become more ‘environmentally friendly’, Host is launching the #HostEnvironmentalPledge campaign to encourage responsible behaviour and drive sustainability across our sites throughout the UK and Ireland.

It’s a simple campaign! If we can reduce our overall utilities (electric, water and gas) consumption by 1% then we will donate £10,000, 2% reduction means £20,000, 3% is £30,000 and so on, to 3 charities; BulliesOut, Planet Patrol and World Land Trust.

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