How many bins?

A common reason people give for not using bins for their gum is that there weren’t any nearby.

64%

Reduction in gum littering, when trialled in Broadmead BID, Bristol

A common reason people give for not using bins for their gum is that there weren’t any nearby. Invariably there are lots - this intervention dispels the myth to point out the potentially surprising number of bins that there actually are in the area, whilst also being an attractive way to make the bins themselves more noticeable.

Available formats

Bin sticker

Weatherproof polyprop A3

Lamppost sign

Polyprop board with recycled core A3

How to execute this intervention

This intervention proved highly effective when used on and near bins in a busy outdoor shopping district. Available in template form so the actual number of bins and the name of the local area can be added.

Intervention Circumstances

Shopping street

Outdoor seating

Car park

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