Green Town Councillor promotes plastic-free initiatives
16 May 2018
After a proposal by Green Cllr Sabrina Poole and consultation with the Estates Services Group, Cirencester Town Council voted to:
- actively seek to minimise plastic purchases and the use and sale of single-use plastic items
- with immediate effect, actively encourage markets, events and vendors to serve food and drink (for immediate consumption) using compostable or re-usable cutlery and containers
- prohibit the sale of food and drink (for immediate consumption) using non-compostable cutlery and containers on its land from 31st August 2018
- support plastic-free initiatives in Cirencester.
Cllr Sabrina Poole said:
“I’m so proud of Cirencester Town Council for being open to working towards a more sustainable future. I look forward to working with other councillors to bring forward more ideas in the future."