Battling Camden’s nationally significant reputation for litter and fly-tipping, while advocating improvements to the public realm.
We have published a report on the state of cleanliness in Bloomsbury, and how it can be improved. Continue reading Read our Report on Cleanliness in Bloomsbury
Filthiness in Camden stems not from budget cuts or litter louts but from a widespread culture of laziness, apathy, and a willingness to accept anything as ‘inevitable’. Continue reading Camden’s Filth is Symptomatic of Wider Dysfunction
Experiments and an FOI request reveal Veolia are falsely marking requests for work as complete Borough-wide, avoiding deductions from their payment schedule while ensuring litter builds up. But Camden aren’t interested in fully investigating the situation. Continue reading The Clean Camden Controversy
Three hour on-street meeting with Camden officers and analysis of Veolia contract reveals Camden’s complicity in Veolia’s shortcuts. Continue reading Long Read – Who does Camden Serve?
We have been working directly with Camden’s officers since 2019 to bring a better level of cleanliness and order to Bloomsbury’s street environment.
Owen Ward meets with Camden’s officers at least once weekly to tour the area and investigate problems, with less frequent meetings with more senior Camden employees.
We are currently working to implement changes contained in a report which has can be read here.
We were given access to Veolia’s Payment and Performance schedule, and our analysis explained why we see poor levels of cleanliness, and also revealed that Clean Camden reports carry with them fines for exceeding response times.
Read our report and recommendations for improving street cleanliness in Bloomsbury, compiled after a number of weekly on-street meetings with Camden’s officers.
Street Cleanliness Issues
If your neighbourhood has a cleanliness problem, get in touch with us so that we can discuss it with Environment Services, and perhaps meet on the street to find a solution.
You can also get in contact to attend one of our informal weekly meetings on the ground.