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Single-use plastic policy should be implemented across government events

DEFA Minister speaks ahead of Food and Drink Festival

The decision to ask attendees to bring their own bags and water bottles to avoid single-use plastic at this year's Isle of Man Food and Drink Festival is a policy that should be implemented across all government events.

That's according to the Environment, Food and Agriculture Minister, who's been speaking on Manx Radio's Breakfast programme this morning.

This year's event features a 'continued commitment to sustainability and the environment'.

It's something Clare Barber says is an important message that should be reflected in everything we do:

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