New Council policy on single-use plastics ‘a step in the right direction’ – McGuinness

Sinn Féin councillor Conor D. McGuinness has said that Waterford Council’s newly adopted policy on single-use plastics is a step in the right direction. 

McGuinness siad:

This policy commits Waterford Council to sourcing alternatives to single-use plastics across its departments and services. The Council will now require its suppliers and partners to end their use of single-use plastics as well. 

“Its important for our local authority to show local leadership in protecting our environment. I would like to see further action to reduce plastic pollution in Waterford involving communities, businesses, and schools. I believe the Council can play an important role in spearheading initiatives locally to cut down on the amount of disposable plastics used across Waterford.”

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