The aim of the Litter-less Lough Campaign is reducing the amount of litter getting into Lough Neagh from its feeder rivers and surrounding landscape through increasing awareness raising and encouraging and supporting action.

The Litter-less Lough Campaign is part of the Litter-less Lough Project, delivered by The Rivers Trust and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund through the Lough Neagh Landscape Partnership Project.  The project is supported by Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful and links directly with its Live Here Love Here campaign.

Project Partners and Supporters

The Rivers Trust

The Rivers Trust is the umbrella organisation for over 60 local member Trusts, across England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Ireland.  We are the only group of environmental charities in the UK and Ireland, dedicated to protecting and improving river environments for the benefit of people and wildlife. Our vision is wild, healthy, natural rivers valued by all. With your help, we can make this a reality. Together, for rivers.

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Lough Neagh Partnership

The Lough Neagh Partnership is a non-profit company made up of representatives of bodies interested in the development and protection of Lough Neagh. The Lough Neagh Partnership based in Ballyronan, continues to market and promote the Lough & Its Waterways as a tourism destination, including co-ordinating Lough Neagh Fest, as well as managing the Lough Shore Cycle Trail & Canoe Trail. Lough Neagh Partnership is funded by all the councils around the shores of the Lough and receives funding assistance from the Department for Communities and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA).

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Lough Neagh Landscape Partnership Project

The Lough Neagh Landscape Partnership (LNLP) has been established to help protect and enhance the built, natural and cultural heritage of Lough Neagh. It is one of 90 similar projects throughout the UK and one of several in Northern Ireland. Just over £2.5 million has been set aside by the Heritage Lottery Fund to support LNLP deliver a range of strategic and community-based activities and projects from 2016 to 2021. Our aim is to “Manage, conserve and enhance the Lough Neagh Wetlands environment whilst developing economic and social opportunities for local people and visitors.”

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Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful

Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful is an independent environmental charity dedicated to making Northern Ireland a cleaner and more pleasant place in which to live. Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful is dedicated to creating a cleaner, greener and more sustainable Northern Ireland by delivering on improving environmental education in every school in Northern Ireland, increasing public engagement for communities in need and raising environmental standards for the places where people spend time: where they live, work and relax.

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Live Here Love Here

Live Here Love Here is a positive, people powered campaign focused on improving our local environment and building a sense of civic pride in our local communities. Led by Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful, Live Here Love Here empowers communities to improve our environment and build a sense of pride in their local area. Live Here Love Here is about loving where you live… about caring for your surroundings, feeling responsible for the landscape around you and creating a better environment for our communities.

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