Pupils urged to join plastic waste fight

'Bags for Life' can reduce waste plastic.
'Bags for Life' can reduce waste plastic.
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Asda Larne is encouraging local primary schoolchildren to become ‘plastic investigators’ and help the fight against plastic waste.

Pupils are being invited to take part in a series of interactive activities to learn about plastic use and recycling, including a tour of their local Asda store.

In March, the supermarket announced it had removed 6,500 tonnes of plastic packaging from its own-brand products during the past 12 months.

Catherine Mc Callion, Community Champion, at Asda Larne, said: “As well as using less and recycling more plastic ourselves, we want to help our communities to do the same.”

Catherine can be contacted on 028 2826 8500 to book a tour of Asda Larne for school groups.