Kildare joins “Bin it Your Way” anti-gum campaign

Ross Kavanagh, Tara Kavanagh, Megan Sweeney, Juliette Sweeney, Niamh Geraghty, Geraldine Murphy, Keelan Murphy.  Back row: Richard Farrell, Cllr John McGinley, John Kavanagh, Dara Wyer (Kildare County Council Environmental Awareness officer), Cllr Senan Griffin and Matty Connolly at the launch of the Maynooth Gum Litter Taskforce  at Manor Mills, Maynooth.
Taking part in the Gum Litter Taskforce for the first time since 2008, Kildare County Council is highlighting the need to dispose of gum responsibly and avoid a €150 fine. A survey conducted at the end of the first year showed a 28% reduction in gum litter nationally .

Taking part in the Gum Litter Taskforce for the first time since 2008, Kildare County Council is highlighting the need to dispose of gum responsibly and avoid a €150 fine. A survey conducted at the end of the first year showed a 28% reduction in gum litter nationally .

“The campaign delivers a serious message in a lively and creative way about keeping our streets and footpaths clean of gum litter so I’m delighted to lend my support to this innovative and catchy campaign. The posters and TV ads have attracted loads of attention and we are already seeing a visible improvement on our streets,” said Dara Wyer, from KCC.