login | contact us

- Derry City and Strabane DC

How is Derry and Strabane District Council Tackling Plastic Pollution?

Plastic Promise

''Derry and Strabane District Council have already begun to look at ways of reducing plastic usage. All plastic drinking cups have been removed from our water fountains and therefore people are required to use their own bottles / cups for their water. When sports events are being held, council have reduced the provision of plastic drinking bottles. Council are also hoping to incorporate sustainable packaging into their events i.e. make it mandatory for vendors at events to only use compostable / sustainable food packaging and eliminate use of plastics.''


Case Studies

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


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