EIR Request - Guidance on the Use of Plastics

Request 101002173561

1. Please provide a copy of the guidance issued to council staff in the use of plastics, including but not limited to the placing of laminated public notices attached to lampposts, the use of cable ties for that and other purposes, and the guidance on the removal of all such materials and avoidance of their loss and consequent environmental damage. When providing this information please confirm the date of issue and how the dissemination to staff who maybe performing such tasks is confirmed.

2. Further, please provide a copy of the checking process employed to monitor that all such plastic materials have been retrieved and accounted for once their use is finalised.

Response 11-06-2019

1. In accordance with section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 please be advised that no written guidance is issued to Council staff.  The small number of signs put up, such as those taped to Council bins, are later recovered for disposal. 

2. In accordance with section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 please be advised that no written checking process is provided to staff.

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