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Posted On: 25 May 2022 03:55 pm
Updated On: 25 May 2022 04:37 pm

Draft resolution approved for the prohibition of single-use plastic bags

Fareeha Imtiaz
Fareeha Imtiaz
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Following the Cabinet meeting on 25 May 2022, an announcement regarding the approval of a draft resolution to control the use of plastic bags has been released.

The changes will include the following:

  • Institutions, companies, and shopping centers are prohibited from using single-use plastic bags in packaging, packing, presenting, circulating, carrying, or transporting products and merchandise of all kinds.
  • Single-use plastic bags are to be replaced with multi-use plastic bags, biodegradable plastic bags, paper or “woven” bags, and other biodegradable materials.

Source: QNA
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