Case studies

Bookmark this page for the latest case studies demonstrating excellence in litter prevention. Some case studies describe the planning and thinking preceding implementation of litter campaigns, others summarise how a campaign has fared and what learnings have been gained.

To submit a case study for publishing on this page, complete VLAA's case study template (24KB) and send it to the Litter Champion.


Case Study Location Date Focus
Illegal Dumping
LLMT helps save Darebin thousands of dollars Darebin 2015 Metro
Metro trains and Southern Cross Recycling make community clothing recycling easy Metro Melbourne 2015 Metro
Enforcement and the bottom line Yarra Ranges Shire 2011 Rural
Dumping is damaging Wyndham 2010-2012 Roadsides
Dumping to donations at Doncaster Salvos Doncaster, Melbourne 2012 - 2014 Charity store illegal dumping
Illegal dumping hotspot monitoring in Melton Melton, Melbourne 2013 - 2014 Local Litter Measurement Toolkit
RID Squad Investigators Western Sydney 1999 ongoing Enforcement
Vinnies intervene on illegal dumping Victoria 2012 - 2014 Charity store illegal dumping
Roadside Litter
Western Highway roadside litter campaign Western Victoria 2010-2011 Highways
Victoria's Coast - Too Lovely to Litter Victoria wide 2009-2011 Coastal
Cigarette Butts
Not a Good Look National 2010 ongoing Awareness
No Cuts No Butts City of Port Phillip 2010 ongoing Awareness
Don't be a tosser Victoria wide 2007-2008 Clubs and pubs
Dog Poo
Poo Power! Yarra City 2011 Recycling
Public Place Recycling
Campaspe event recycling trailer Shire of Campaspe 2014 - ongoing Recycling at events
Recycling at Monash Shopping Village Monash 2012 Bin installation
Good Clean Game Yarra City 2011 Bin installation
Don't Waste Yarra's Parks Yarra City 2011 Bin installation
General Litter Prevention
LLMT an important step for Bass Coast Shire Council Gippsland 2013 - General litter prevention
Get it Right on Bin Night Victoria wide 2012 Waste management
Litter Hotspots Project Metropolitan Melbourne 2012 - Waterway litter
The power of mass media Kingston 2011 Media
Responding to a policy of 'carry in carry out' Moira Shire 2003 Campers
What's in a campaign name? n/a 2000s Campaign names