My Account: Routine maintenance

On Thursday 21 November the My Account system will be undergoing routine maintenance and may be unavailable for short periods. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

5. Single-use plastics

Single-use plastics can have a damaging effect on the environment.

As a result, at Full Council on 28 March 2018, it was agreed that we would work towards becoming a single-use plastic free Council.

That means we will be reviewing our buying policies for things like cups, spoons, straws and cutlery and promoting the use of non-plastic recyclable alternatives. 

A strategy was adopted by Cabinet on 17 December 2018. 

For more information about the Greater Manchester wide campaign and pledge on single-use plastics, as well as the Manchester paper bee straw, visit