2023 Action Scorecards

Action Scorecards 2023

Question: Has the council reduced single use plastic at external events on council land, property or public spaces such as roads and parks?

Question code
Waste Reduction & Food
Single Use Plastic
Volunteer Research
Question weight


Two tier criteria
Point awarded if the council requires event organisers to provide additional information about their environmental commitments that make reference to single use plastic or items that will be used that will be recyclable, compostable or reusable (such as a cup refill scheme).

Further points awarded if the council has banned the use of all of the following at these external events: plastic cutlery (forks, knives, spoons, chopsticks), plates, balloon sticks or food and cup containers made of expanded polystyrene; including their covers and lids.



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