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Dun Laoghaire Local Authority Looks To Become First In Fight Against Single Use Plastics

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council in Dublin is set to become the first local authority to ban certain single-use plastics.

Retailers and organisations who ignore the rules could face fines of up to 500 euro.
Under draft bye-laws, retailers and companies who use the likes of throwaway plastic containers, straws, utensils and bottles could be hit with the fine They'd have to be replaced with biodegradable options.
 

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