How much single-use plastic waste do Donegal households generate?

 

Households in Donegal generate enough single-use plastic waste to fill 210 Olympic sized swimming pools.

A study, carried out by Midlands based, CUSP has revealed that Letterkenny generates the highest volume of single-use plastic waste annually at 1,160 tonnes while Lifford is at the bottom of the table with 95 tonnes of single-use plastic waste generated there.

Simon Roddy, Founder of CUSP says a reduction of about 70% in the use of single-plastic is needed to reach UN targets: