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Plastic Free Week 2019


Plastic Free Week 2019

Plastic Free Week will run from the 11th – 17th February, 2019. The aim of this initiative is to raise public awareness of our use of plastic and asking people to try alternatives, in particular single use plastic.

This year people are encouraged to “BYOLB” (Bring Your Own Lunchbox) – this is a promotion that encourages customers to bring their own lunchbox or suitable reusable container for foods that are frequently packaged in single-use plastics. Local butchers in Galway have been invited to take part in this campaign.

Primary and Secondary Schools throughout the City will also take part in Plastic Free Week and will be provided with packs containing facts, ideas and images to prompt discussion and raise awareness and action during Plastic Free Week and beyond.

Schools, businesses and other organisations are invited to participate in the week. Contact Fiona on 091 536400 or environment@galwaycity.ie .