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Sports: Plastics

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 284358, tabled on 2 September 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment her Department has made of the role of major sporting and cultural events in the elimination of single use plastics.

Answered on

8 October 2019

Government strongly encourages all organisations with responsibility for sporting and cultural events, to find sustainable and environmentally-friendly ways of operating.

The EventIMPACTS website, supported by DCMS, provides advice and support for event organisers to help them implement ISO 20121- which is the international standard on sustainable events.

Arts Council England (ACE) support a number of organisations and projects which focus on the environment and sustainability.