Grant funding is made available each year to Tidy Towns Groups who submit applications under the scheme in relation to projects undertaken in that calendar year.
Cavan County Council has joined with the Gum Litter task Force (GLT) to promote a behaviour change among gum droppers through local campaigns to help create a cleaner, more attractive local area.
The Litter Pollution Act 1997 as amended was introduced on 1st July 1997 and provides the statutory framework for local authorities to prevent and control the litter problem in their functional area.
Leaving or throwing litter in a public place is an offence under the Litter Pollution Act 1997 as amended.
Section 22 of the Litter Pollution Act 1997 makes it an offence for a person in charge of a dog not to clean up when their dog fouls in a public place.