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- Antrim & Newtownabbey BC

How is Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council Tackling Plastic Pollution?

Plastic Promise

''Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council pledge to reduce the use of Single Use Plastics across all our sites by;-Promoting the reduction and recycling of Plastics, and the use of alternatives to staff and the general public;-Provide alternatives where available of Single Use Plastics for services, staff and users of Council facilities;

1. Ensure catering franchises, vendors and catering establishments contracted for events reduce or provide alternatives to Single Use Plastics;- Provide refillable stations for water bottles across Council sites;

2. Adhere to legislation in regards to Single Use Plastic and Plastic recycling and reduction;

3. Work with businesses, charities and communities to promote plastic reduction and recycling initiatives such as Refillution, deposit return schemes and reduction in Marine Litter etc.''


Case Studies

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council - Sustainable packaging project

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council - Thirst-quenching free refill scheme along our Boroughs shorelines!



If you are from a Council and would like to update your Plastic Promise or and 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.