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Bill Bryson battles litter with beer manufacturer

8th June 2010

Travel writer Bill Bryson has stepped up his campaign to clean up Britain's countryside.

The author of Notes from a Small Island and Shakespeare, who is also the president of the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), has teamed up with workers from Carlsberg and taken part in a litter pick in Far Cotton.

Both Bryson and Carlsberg are urging the people of Britain to be responsible with their rubbish.

'People are getting the idea it is quite normal and natural to drop litter. I think the CPRE has made a big difference but litter is getting worse,' Bryson told the Northampton Chronicle.

He added: 'If you have an empty drinks can and you ask a member of staff at a train station what to do with it, they will say put it down.'

Speaking at the Guardian Hay Festival recently, American-born Bryson, who has lived in the UK since 2003, said he was "too cowardly" to take the citizenship test.

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