The cleanliness of publicly owned land in Clackmannanshire is measured in two ways:
These measure the degree of litter in an area
Grade A: No litter or refuse
Grade B: Predominantly free of litter and refuse, apart from a few small items
Grade C: Widespread distribution of litter with minor accumulations
Grade D: Heavily littered with significant contributions
These indicate the response time to which land that is no longer free of litter should be returned to a Grade A standard. Examples are as follows:
|Zones||Grade B||Grade C||Grade D|
|Town Centres||6 hours||3 hours||1 hour|
|High Density Residential Housing||12 hours||6 hours||3 hours|
|Low Density Residential Housing||2 weeks||12 hours||6 hours|
|Other Residential Areas||2 weeks||1 week||60 hours|
|Motorways and Strategic Routes (Hard Surface Areas)||4 weeks||4 weeks||1 week|
|Motorways and Strategic Routes (Grassed Areas)||4 weeks||4 weeks||1 week|
|Local Roads (Hard Surface Areas)||2 weeks||2 weeks||5 days|
|Local Roads (Grassed Areas)||2 weeks||2 weeks||5 days|
|Education Institutions (Hard Surface Areas)||24 hours||24 hours||24 hours|
|Education Institutions (Grassed Areas)||24 hours||24 hours||24 hours|
Maps illustrating the different litter zones are available for viewing at Kilncraigs. To make an appointment please call waste services on 01259 450000.
The code of practice defining the standards of cleanliness that are achievable in different locations and under different circumstances was issued under section 89 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.
Litter trends are monitored in Clackmannanshire using a Local Environmental Audit Management System (LEAMS). This is a Statutory Performance Indicator for all of Scotland's local authorities and is mananged by Keep Scotland Beautiful. The aim is to measure and improve the cleanliness standards throughout Scotland by:
More information can be found by visiting the Keep Scotland Website.
Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
Tel: 01259 450000