Croydon Council to end the use of glyphosate weedkillers

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At a full council meeting on Tuesday 3rd December, Councillor Stuart Collins announced that they will use the opportunity of taking the grounds maintenance contract back in-house to end the use of glyphosate as of February 2019. He also stated that they plan to train staff in new techniques and explore feasible non-chemical options.

Our West Addiscombe ward councillor Jeremy Fitzpatrick is one of our local politicians who took the Pesticide-Free London pledge earlier this year.

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