Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Ceisteanna (311)

Jack Chambers

Ceist:

311. Deputy Jack Chambers asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development the amount spent on bottled water and disposable coffee cups by his Department to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48196/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Rural)

My Department has spent €2,052.03 on bottled water to date in 2019. The water is made available to staff through standalone water cooler units and bottles for the units are re-used by our supplier.

My Department is implementing the Government Decision on 3 January 2019 to eliminate the purchase of Single Use Plastics and no disposable plastic cups or other plastic utensils have been purchased in 2019.