Norwich aspires to be ‘pioneer plastic-free city’ with disposables ban

//Norwich aspires to be ‘pioneer plastic-free city’ with disposables ban

Norwich aspires to be ‘pioneer plastic-free city’ with disposables ban

Norwich City Council could ban the use of single-use plastic products at council buildings as a way of leading the charge to become a ‘pioneer plastic-free city’.

The potential move follows the council approving a motion introduced by Green councillors at a council meeting last week (27 September), and will now ask the council’s cabinet to develop a ‘robust strategy’ to make Norwich City Council a ‘single-use-plastic-free’ authority by the end of 2017.

Councillors called for the council to lead by example by phasing out the use of single-use plastic containers and cutlery, cups and drinking straws at council buildings and on the council-owned market stalls by the end of next year, as well as to explore the possibility of making food and drink vendors at city events contractually obliged to provide reusable cutlery and containers.

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