URGENT NEED FOR COUNTY MONAGHAN TO REDUCE ITS PLASTIC WASTE

11 September 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Areas of Co Monaghan face significant challenge in relation to plastic waste but the potential exists for significant reductions in usage volumes to be made, a new study has found. Midlands-based start-up CUSP has identified hotspots in terms of single-use plastic packaging waste in a number of locations in the county but says that significant reductions in the amounts generated in the county each year are possible if the matter is assigned priority. “Monaghan households generate a combined 3,700 tonnes of single-use plastic packaging waste annually – that’s enough single-use plastic…

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