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Cardiff Council's Approach to Single Use Plastics

In response to a single use plastic motion presented to the Cabinet; i) to work with partners on the No straw Stand; ii) to work with Welsh Water on Refill Stations iii) explore markets for recycling previously thought to be not recyclable. Produce a report outlining plans by October 2018 to reduce single use items on council premises such as cups, wrapping, bags etc.,


The report outlines the background of single use plastics and the areas of concern for the Council. The report outlines an action plan to understand and reduce single use plastics across the Authority and propose a draft policy for further consultation on the Councils commitment to reduce single use plastics and protect our environment.


Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/09/2018

Decision due: 15 Nov 2018 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Clean Streets, Recycling & Environment

Lead director: Director of Planning, Transport & Environment


Engagement and consultation will be undertaken with key stakeholder groups, citizens, suppliers and Council with regard to the draft policy.

Scrutiny Consideration: GREEN


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