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 The Earth Day Spring Clean Returns! 

From Inverness to Finale and beyond, join us this April for our 5th Anniversary Earth Day Spring Clean!

Earth Day is an international call to take action to protect the place we call home. We're calling on runners, riders and roamers to do your bit and clean up your trails.

Rally with your friends, family - or your whole community, and host an Earth Day Spring Clean over Earth Day weekend, April 19th - 22nd 2024.


                                     216,000 items and counting 

As of November 2023 our community has removed over 216,000 items of Single-Use Pollution from their wild places, cleaning over 5000km of trails and public rights of way.

We're working to achieve a Trash Free Future, but we need everyone to do their bit. Will you join them this Spring?

 Rally Your Community 

Spring is here at last. The days are longer and there's a touch of warmth in the midday sky. There's no better way to mark this moment than with a run, ride or roam, complete with a Spring Clean.

Fancy taking it one step further? Why not rally your community and host an Earth Day Spring Clean! Sounds daunting, but we've made it super simple with a handy digital pack. Whether it's just a group of mates or a town-wide event - we've got you covered.

Download your pack below. And! Don't forget to Register Your Spring Clean with us, so we can put it on the map!

 How To Do an Earth Day Spring Clean 

Whether you're heading out solo or your entire community's coming for the ride, follow these 3 simple steps from our A-TEAM for a safe and rewarding trail clean!


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Remove! Get out there and remove any Single-Use Pollution you find. We recommend wearing gloves, using a picker if available to you, and take extra care if you counter any glass.


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Report! This is the fun bit. Use our helpful tally sheet to count up and categorise what you've removed, then submit your findings.


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Reward! You've just achieved something great. Be sure to reward yourselves, whether it's warm a slice of cake, a round of pints at the local, or with a couple of trash free rides before you head home!

The data you collect from your trails directly contributes to our scientific research. Learn more about The State of Our Trails here


Want to learn more about our step-by-step process for trail cleaning? Check out the DIO Toolkit for more information.

 Find a Spring Clean Near You! 

There are Earth Day Spring Cleans happening ACROSS THE WORLD in 2024; find your local using the handy map below!


Please note this is a live map, with new events being added everyday! Some events are happening outside of Earth Day Weekend, so please take note of the specific dates in the map. 


Register Your Earth Day Spring Clean 

Hosting an Earth Day Spring Clean? Send the details of your event to us and we'll get it added to our map, to help volunteers in your local area find out about it.

To Register, email with:

  • The date, location and time of your event

  • The email of the lead contact

We'll be promoting local Earth Day Spring Cleans on our social media throughout April, so be sure to share yours with us. When sharing through your own channels, tag @trashfreetrails so we can spread the word!

 Celebrating 5 Years with                      


Not only does 2024 mark the fifth year of our Spring Clean campaign, but also of our Strategic Partnership with Trek!

2019 marked a huge turning point for Trash Free Trails - thanks to Trek we were able to host our first proper campaign. In the last five years we've grown from strength to strength, all with the steadfast support of the team at Trek.

We're stoked to be marking our 5 year partnership anniversary with an epic flagship Earth Day Spring Clean event in Bristol on Sunday April 21st. Meet us at the Bristol Trek store for a ride and trail clean across the city.

 Join Our Main Earth Day Events! 


Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon)

Saturday April 20th
Meeting Point to be Announced!
Meet at 9am

Part of The North Face Clean Up Hikes.

Details coming soon! Sign up to our newsletter for priority updates.


Bristol (City)

Sunday April 21st
Trek Bristol
Meet at 11am

Come and celebrate our 5 Year Partnership Anniversary with Trek!

Details coming soon! Sign up to our newsletter for priority updates.


 To Earth Day And Beyond! 

Earth Day is our first moment to rally together, but it's by no means the only one in our calendar. Protecting our trails is a year-round commitment, and we've got heaps of ways you can get involved beyond April. Find out more about some of our permanent Programmes below.

To keep in the loop about what's coming up, sign up to our newsletter.



Are you a local business owner, or represent a community centre? Why not bring our mission to your place of work and become a TFT Community Hub. 

Host regular trail cleans and take action with your community. It's local people, local passion, local trails.


The A-TEAM are our volunteer ambassadors. They're the heart and soul of our organisation - going the extra mile to protect their trails, represent our mission and spread the Trash Free Word far and wide.


We're taking applications for new recruits in 2024!


We take data submissions from your trail cleans 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. Our Surveys are always open - so whether it's a late night ride or you're dialling in from the other end of the world, our research can only grow with more submissions from volunteers like you.

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