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- Councils tackling plastic

To date, 10 of 11 Councils in NI have signed up to the Plastic Promise: 


Ards and North Down Borough Council
Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council
Fermanagh and Omagh District Council
Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council
Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council
Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council
Mid Ulster District Council
Derry City & Strabane District Council



Do you work for a council and want to tackle plastic? Check out what other Councils have achieved below. Project contact names have been added to the individual case studies, so you can easily get in touch with the right person for more information to help you with a similar project.

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council - Deposit Return Scheme pilot (in partnership with Bryson and Cryptocycle)

Armagh City Banbridge Craigavon Borough Council - Cigarette Ballot Bins (in partnership with Tackling Plastic NI)

Belfast City Council - Cloth Nappy Scheme

Belfast City Council - Celebration of Mending 

Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council - Water Refill Stations rollout

Belfast City Council - Bring your own cup campaign

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council - Sustainable packaging project

Ards and North Down Borough Council - Compostable packaging project as covered by the BBC!

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council - The June Plastic Challenge!

Derry City and Strabane District Council - Compostable packaging at Slow Food Festival

If you are from a Council and have a case study you would like to share with the Tackling Plastic team at Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful, please get in touch: enquiries@keepnorthernirelandbeautiful.org