Nick Clegg set to talk rubbish at Sheffield school

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Sheffield Hallam MP Nick Clegg will be talking a scheme aiming to get young people to be responsible about litter at a Sheffield school tomorrow.

The former Lib Deam leader will be at High Storrs School from 9am to 2pm tomorrow, June 18, to talk about the Bin It! campaign.

The campaign aims to educate students about responsibility for litter.

Developed by chewing gum giants The Wrigley Company in partnership with education consultancy Rapport, Bin It! is aimed at 11 to 13-year-olds and ‘encourages them to think about why people litter, reflect on their own behaviour and emphasise the importance of caring for their local area.’

A statement from Bin It! said: “Bin it! uses a team of actors to engage and educate young people about the problem of litter. This hands-on approach encourages pupils to make positive choices about the responsible disposal of litter in their community. Bin It! has a proven record of success, with results showing that a significant proportion of pupils think more about litter disposal having taken part in the session.”

The scheme will also be introduced to Stocksbridge High School on Friday, with Penistone and Stocksbridge MP Angela Smith visiting from 9am to 1.45pm.