Litter picker walks the UK on five-year mission

He has so far collected 42 tonnes of rubbish in 6,000 rubbish bags

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A litter picker who is walking across the UK on a five-year mission to Keep Britain Tidy has collected around 42 tonnes of rubbish - in 6,000 bags.

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Wayne Dixon's remarkable quest has taken him through outlying parts of Scotland and along the coast of Wales with his dog.

The 45-year-old has clocked over 2,000 miles - walking between counties carrying a 60lb kit bag and living off £50 a week,

He carries a tent, sleeping bag, waterproofs, a stove and wind-up radio - and is accompanied by best friend Koda, a five-year-old Northern Inuit. Find out more about his mission in the video above.