Plastic Free Waterford Goes To All Together Now

The Plastic Free Waterford campaign has been invited to Waterford's newest festival All Together Now to spread the word on the problems with single use plastics.

Some exciting news guys, guess who's going to a festival?! Yep, it's us! Plastic Free Waterford are super excited to announce that we will be at All Together Now! The Plastic Free Waterford campaign are delighted to have been invited to Waterford's newest festival All Together Now to spread the word on the problems with single use plastics. So come find us, have a chat, ask us questions, sign our petition and check out our merch!

Wondering what our petition is? Well the following five point action plan is a result of public and stakeholder consultation and is designed to help tackle the problems assosiated with single-use plastic. The Plastic Free Waterford Campaign, with the support of over 75 businesses and organisations as well as the undersigned citizens of Waterford request the following of the Waterford City and County Counicil:

  1. All Waterford City and County Council meetings and activities from here forward do not use single-use plastics.

  2. The Waterford City and County Council provide water fountains at key locations throughout the City and County to refill reusable bottles.

  3. The Waterford City and County Council support the proposed EU-ban on plastic packaging with particular emphasis on the elimination of single-use plastic straws.

  4. Any events funded or otherwise supported by the Waterford City and County Council should include in their sustainability plan the elimination of single-use plastics wherever possible.

  5. The Waterford City and County Council provide recycling bins for plastic waste in key locations throughout the City and County.