Royal wedding street partiers are being asked to keep the environment in mind and banish single-use bunting and throwaway plates from the realm of any street party in the borough.
With 97 streets having applied to host a street party it’s clear the borough is in a celebratory mood for Prince Harry’s wedding but just because the wedding is a onetime event doesn’t mean the decorations should be too.
Cllr Martin Elengorn, Cabinet Member Designate for Environment, Planning and Sustainability said:
“We want everyone involved in street parties to extend their goodwill towards Prince Harry’s wedding to the environment and shy away from single-use bunting, cutlery and plates.
“We’re also asking party-organisers to plan ahead, provide bins or sacks to capture rubbish and encourage party-goers not to litter.”
Visit the Council’s website for helpful tips on how to go plastics free: http://www.richmond.gov.uk/pass_on_plastic