Which Helping Hand Litter Picker Is Right For Me?

Clearing up litter is an ongoing responsibility for local authorities, facilities management companies and waste contractors as well as voluntarily by litter heroes for all ages. For those in charge or take on the challenge of such a fundamental task, access to high-performing and durable litter picking tools is vital.

That’s why so many customers across the world choose Helping Hand. We manufacture the World’s most sustainable litter picking tools which are 100% reusable; build and designed in Britain; direct from our factories in Herefordshire. No matter the environment or application, Helping Hand have the ideal litter picker for you.

However, it can be difficult to identify the right tool at a glance. So we hope this handy guide helps you determine the ideal Helping Hand litter picker for your litter pick.

First question to ask yourself… What kind of litter will I be picking up?

Before deciding what Helping Hand litter picker to select, you may want to consider the types of litter you’ll be dealing with either on a daily or voluntary basis. For some, that may include fairly lightweight pieces of rubbish, including plastic bottle or food cartons ro smaller items such as cigarette ends and chewing gum. For others, it may be heavier items, like glass, wet carboard, newspapers or waste that could pose a risk to health, like bio hazard, PPE litter, or dog mess.

  • Plastic (bottles, packaging, crisp packets, bags, chewing gum..)
  • Paper (including cardboard, newspapers, magazines, coffee cups, fast food wrappers)
  • Glass
  • Cigarette butts
  • Dog poo and other hazardous waste
  • PPE litter – face masks, disposable gloves

 

Litterpicker Pro Standard Litter Picker Grabber – ideal for general litter picking

Litterpicker Pro Standard Litter Picker Grabber

The Litterpicker Pro Standard Litter Picker Grabber is our most popular product. It is a popular choice among frontline local authority staff and litter heroes. It is available in over 6 lengths; though the standard 33″ length is ideal for a variety of collection applications, including street cleansing, janitorial and volunteer litter picking activities. With a lightweight construction, trigger style application, an ergonomic PRO over moudlded handle and grooved jaws, it can target both small and medium-sized pieces of rubbish. And for little litter heroes our Graptor Children’ Litter Picker Grabber is the prefect companion for any eco warrior!

Key Features: Easy-to-operate PRO handle; available in 6 lengths for different environments from 18″-10ft; grooved jaws offer a secure grip to pick up all types of general litter.

Lengths Available: 18″, 33″, 37″, 50″, 6ft, 8ft, 10ft

 

Streetmaster Pro Precision Litter Picker Grabber – ideal for picking up smaller items

Streetmaster Pro Precision Litter Picker Grabber

If the areas you clean are frequently plagued by small items of rubbish including chewing gum, mircoplastics and cigarette butts, then then Streetmaster Pro Precision Litter Picker Grabber is the tool for you. It features a rubber, tapered jaws that is capable of grabbing fiddly items with a precise, concentrated grip as well as an easy-to-operate PRO handle for continious use. Additionally, a key feature of the Streetmaster Pro is its 90 degree rotating swivel head – which can quickly fit into differently oriented spaces for fast and effective litter collection from confined spaces and the 18″  Tidy Jon Pro Precision Litter Picker Grabber perfect for this application!

Key Features: Precision jaws for tightly grasping small objects; comfortable, user-friendly Pro style handle; 90° rotating swivel head, available in 5 lengths for every application.

Lengths Available: 18″, 33″, 37″, 50″, 6ft

 

Ranger MAX Heavy Duty Litter Picker Grabber – ideal for tough litter collection jobs in any weather

Ranger MAX Heavy Duty Litter Picker Grabber

The Ranger MAX Heavy Duty Litter Picker Grabber is suitable for tough litter retrival . Its tong style one piece design allows users to exercise a stronger, more direct grip on the items they lift for effective heavy-duty litter collection. Thanks to its durable rubber jaw ends, it offers fantastic traction for grabbing wet items and has a bright reflective design which improves visibility of the user and the items they collect. It is also available in two handle choices – straight as standard or curved which some may find offers better comfort or leverage. Plus why not get the Ranger Recycle Kit, which extends the lifecycle of your litter picker by 300% making it 100% reusable everytime.

Key Features: Tong style one piece 35″ length for a more secure grip on heavy items; rubber jaw ends offer traction for lifting heavy or wet objects; available with a straight or curved handle, optional Recycle Kit available.

Length Available: 35″ only

Options: straight or curved handle, Ranger Recycle Kit

 

Safe Pick Pro Folding Litter Picker Grabber – Ideal for Social Distance Safer Litter Collection

Safe Pick Pro Litter Picker Grabber

Specially design for higher risk litter collection or litter picking on the go, the Safe Pick Pro Litter Picker Grabber comes with a robust yet easy to transport construction folding option . Available in two lengths 21.5″ short and standard 33″ folding. The Safe Pick Pro is portable and offers a good distance between users and potential biological risks when fully extended. This is also ideal for social distance litter picks as it enables volunteers to grab refuse items securely without having to get too close to them. Its jaws offer a strong grip and are shaped for versatile litter collection. This litter pick is great for taking with you when you are litter picking, hiking, or plogging too!

Key features: Extendable design; strong curved jaws for social distance applications; folding design for quick transportation to rapid response collection sites.

Lengths Available: 21.5″ or 33″

 

Lastly, We’re Here To Lend a Helping Hand

Whether you’re a professional or a litter picking volunteer, our sustainable litter picking range can make the task of cleaning up your local area easier. We have a tool at hand for every environment iIncompassing high quality Britsh design and manufacture. And each one of our Helping Hand family of sustainable litter clearance hand tools is incredibly robust, hardwearing and 100% reusable, so you can get the most for your money, sand support the environment.

If we can be of any other further assistance, please feel free to give our friendly sales team a call on 01531 635678 or email sales@helpinghand.co.uk

 

Safe Pick Pro

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Helping Hand – Safe Pick Pro

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The perfect accompaniment to the Sharps pouch, the Safe Pick Pro folding litter picker is a portable back up tool for dangerous litter – including needles/syringe and maintains a safe distance between the bio hazard and you; when the forceps are just not far away enough.

 

Street cleansing operatives, rapid response teams, housing associations, community volunteers on a clean-up, local authority parks departments and landscaping companies purchase our Safe Pick Pro and Sharps Pouch for their frontline hands-free bio hazard collection kit.

Our foldable litterpicker is also brilliant for on the go litter picking activities – we have found the Safe Pick Pro 21.5″ length is so popular with hikers, walkers, holiday goers, ploggers and paddle boarders as it fits nicely into their equipment kits, suitcases, bags and rucksacks. We also have a 33″ foldable Litterpicker Pro version available.

Safe Pick Pro features:

  • The Safepick extends out to 54cm/21”
  • Slots easily into the Sharps Pouch pocket enabling you to have all the tools you need when out and about
  • Handy and transportable set of equipment, leaving you to clean up an area ‘hands-free’
  • A replenishable Sharp Pouch kit enabling you to collect needles on the spot and to leave an area safe and clean immediately

Safe Pick Pro Testimonials:

“We have 23 caretakers based in our residual blocks, we issued the sharp’s pouch to them as part of their normal working equipment . They have found these pouches extremely useful as they are small enough to fit on their belts and they can deal with emergencies immediately rather than having to go back to base to get specialist equipment.”
Gallion Housing Association

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Ranger MAX

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Helping Hand Litter picker – Ranger MAX

The world’s toughest litter pickers – rugged and durable, the Ranger MAX heavy duty litter pickers are for the toughest jobs and a very popular litter picker grabber option throughout the UK and Europe.

AvailablStraight Ranger Handlee with a straight or curved handle option. Curved Ranger HandleThe one-piece 35” tong style litter grabbers is the simplest of Helping Hands litter picker designs, yet the Ranger MAX lightweight technology provides you with a comfortable handle.

A wide jaw opening for larger litter related items, and reflective elements to keep you visible if operating in poor light. The red jaws/feet have flexible traction to guarantee a brilliant pick up, from glass bottles to cigarette butts.

And, the Helping Hand Ranger MAX now has its own Ranger Recycle Kit, allowing you to reuse the tool again and again – extending your product lifecycle by upto 300%!

Ranger MAX features:

  • 87cm (35″) length to optimise reach when picking up litter
  • Straight or curved handle option available
  • Bright reflective features ensure the user is seen as much as possible and highlight the litter being picked up, which is particularly beneficial in poor light
  • Ranger Recycle Kit allows you to replace jaw ends and increase product lifecycle by 300%!
  • High quality British design and manufacture
  • 100% reusable

Ranger MAX Testimonials:

“My Helping Hand Ranger Litterpickers make light work of keeping our beach clean at Cleveleys every four weeks. We couldn’t manage without them” Rossall Beach & Community Group

“Oxclean always select the Ranger for our community engagement campaigns” Oxclean

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Litterpicker Pro

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Helping Hand Litter pickers – Litterpicker Pro

The #1 Sustainable Litter Clearance Hand Tool, the Litterpicker Pro is Helping Hands longest standing litter picker grabber and litter picking product, and it is easy to see why so many people – over 12 million users worldwide have this litter picker grabber as their professional litter picking tool for smarter litter management.

The Litterpicker Pro is 100% reusable with effective pick-up, superb high quality British design and manufacture, easy to use, lightweight but very strudy for long periods of continious use  – it’s the perfect commercial litter picker for any weather or environment.

Available in 7 different lengths, including 2 foldable/collapsible versions of this litter grabber 21.5″ and 33″ – you can choose the best litter picker option for you – our most popular litter grabber is our standard length at 85cm (33”), but we do manufacture a 93cm (37”) litter picker for taller adults.

And for those who just want that little bit longer reach – we manufacture litter pickers from 50″, 6ft, 8ft and  10ft for those pesky litter related items that just can’t be reached any other way!

Local authorities, volunteers, schools, charities, waste contractors, and private individuals use our Litterpicker Pro to tidy up and litter pick successfully – streets, local neighbourhoods, parks, beaches, motorways, leisure facilities, public areas, and school grounds.

Litterpicker Pro can also form part of your community campaign – incorporating this litter picker grabber into any of our volunteer clean up kits, or purchase a bespoke charity versions.

Litterpicker Pro features:

  • Available in 33” and 37” standard options
  • Custom lengths of 18”, 21.5” and 33″ (folding), 50”, 72”, 96” and 120”.
  • Professional PRO handle for long periods of cleansing/use
  • Bright reflective properties for use in all visibility
  • Grooved jaw for secure grip of all types of waste
  • Trigger style action for multiple usage
  • Personalisation service available
  • High quality British design and manufacture
  • 100% reusable
  • Limited edition Litterpicker Pro variations including – Keep Wales Tidy, Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful, Keep Britain Tidy and The 2 Minute Foundation litter pickers available – contact our sales team on 01531 635678 for further information.

Litterpicker Pro Testimonials:

“Test Valley select the Litterpicker Pro for our street cleansing teams to help keep our borough tidy; making us an award winning authority in the process”
Test Valley Borough Council

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