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Plastic-free IoM now an 'achievable vision' - MWT

Release of sky lanterns and helium balloons now banned

The Manx Wildlife Trust says the Isle of Man becoming plastic-free is now an 'achievable vision'.

A consultation is asking the public for their views on whether the sale, and distribution, of single-use items should be banned on the Island.

The sale and release of sky lanterns - and the release of helium balloons - known for causing harm to the environment has now been prohibited here.

Chief executive Leigh Morris says it shows the Island can lead the way in combating plastic waste:

 

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