Irish schools are going plastic-free – but are parents ready?

Ham or cheese? Fruit or vegetables? Sandwich or wrap? It can be tricky deciding what to put in a lunch box.
But many parents will be faced making yet another choice when it comes to preparing school lunches.
Schools have been forced to eliminate plastic as they will be banned from buying or using single-use plastic cups, cutlery or straws under a Government initiative which came into force.

Kim Achari, the Green Schools co-ordinator, enlisted the services of environmental sustainability expert, Susan Adams to help remove plastic from their school campus.

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