The Council uses Glyphosate on the Meadows and Bruntsfield Links as well as other places in the city to control weeds and keep paths clear. We don't like it because some tests have shown that it is carcinogenic. The EU could ban its use, or license it for another 15 years. If you think Glyphosate should be banned, there is a petition to sign here. For further reading you might like to look at this website.