Seventy Limerick businesses now signed up for Refill.ie initiative

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Deputy Mayor of Limerick Cllr Adam Teskey with Amy English and Nadia Collins-Sakni, Environment Awareness, Urban & Rural Community Development Limerick City and County Council on Thomas Street. Picture: Keith Wiseman

SEVENTY Limerick city businesses have now signed up for the Refill.ie initiative with more expected to join in the coming months.

Limerick City and County Council is supporting the major voluntary environmental project, which aims to make Ireland a tap water refilling country. The aim of Refill.ie is to prevent plastic waste by reducing the amount of single use drinking water plastic bottles we consume in Ireland.

The initiative is aimed at tackling the amount of plastic bottles ending up as litter on our streets, waterways and seas.  It encourages the public to refill their reusable bottle for free from commercial locations.

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Since its launch 70 environmentally conscious businesses in Limerick have signed up for Refill.ie, with the number growing daily.

Deputy Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Adam Teskey commended Limerick City businesses for supporting the project saying: “I’m delighted with the response of Limerick City Businesses to the Refill.ie initiative.  This will help prevent plastic bottles ending up as litter on our streets, waterways and seas. It is a win-win for all involved.”

Refill.ie have provided a TAP MAP to find either participating local business pledging to give FREE, no quibble tap water refills in your reusable water bottle or local public mains water tap locations.