PE01636: Require single use drinks cups to be biodegradable
Lodged 20 February 2017: Petition lodged by Michael Traill calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to introduce legislation requiring that all single use drinks cups (including all sleeves, labels & lids) be 100% biodegradable.
This petition has been referred to the Committee and was considered initially at its meeting on 26 September 2017. The meeting papers, official transcript and minutes are available here:
Following consideration of the petition on 26 September 2017, the Committee has agreed to keep the petition open for further consideration and to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform on the petition and seeking details of the relevant work in this area included in the Programme for Government 2017-18.