Greening the Atrium

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WHAT will be done

Description:

EWWR will launch a new, greener, operation in the Belfast City Council staff restaurant. In an effort to reduce costs a few years ago the restaurant introduced disposable cups for water and hot drinks, and the option for take out containers made from Styrofoam. This year for EWWR the Waste Management Service staff have worked with the catering team to introduce a more sustainable approach. There will be no single-use plastic cups at the water machine and instead there will be reusable tumblers to fill from water jugs or the water machine. There will be incentives for staff to bring their own reusable cup to the hot drinks machine, and there will be a fully compostable alternative for take-out food. A full communications campaign will run before and during the Week to keep staff informed of changes and to encourage participation.
The aim of this Project is to introduce behaviour change and a new mind-set in favour of reusable cups for water and hot drinks both during EWWR and in the long term.

Location

WHERE it will take place

Country:

Ireland
- Northern Ireland

Address:

Belfast
Linenhall Street
4
BT2 8BP

Action Developer

WHO will run the show

Entity:

Belfast City Council Waste Management
# Administration/Public Authority

How can you get in contact:

www.belfastcity.gov.uk/bins
00442890 320202

• WHEN

will it happen?

Dates of the proposed action:

19/11/2018, 20/11/2018, 21/11/2018, 22/11/2018, 23/11/2018

• WHY

join hands and minds to prevent waste?

Check out other actions that will cover these themes:

Reuse and preparing for reuseStrict avoidance and reduction at source

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