Motion S5M-14495: Upstream Battle

29 Oct 2018

That the Parliament welcomes the campaign, Upstream Battle, which has been launched by Keep Scotland Beautiful in partnership with RECOUP; understands that this is the first source-to-sea campaign of its kind in Scotland; believes that 80% of marine waste originates from irresponsible disposal onshore, and that 88% of people across the country are reportedly concerned about the extent of litter pollution in rivers; notes that the areas covered by the campaign include Glasgow, Inverclyde, North and South Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire, and East and West Dunbartonshire, and welcomes the work that the campaign will be carrying out the length and breadth of the Clyde.