Supermarkets at Walvis Bay and Henties Bay will as from tomorrow start charging a voluntary fee for plastic bags as a means of deterring their use.
The government has announced that it would be moving to enforce a total ban on the manufacture, use or trading in plastic bags in mainland Tanzania.
PANJIM: Plastic bags, straws, cutlery and other disposable plastic items will soon disappear from Goa, as the State government is mulling a complete ban on single-use plastics from September 2019.
Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has declared a total ban on all single-use plastic carrier bags with effect from June 1, this year, a statement from the Prime Minister's Information and Co
That was said by the minister for State in the Vice President's Office (Union and Environment), Mr January Makamba, during a question-and-answer session in Parliament today, April 8.
The Kenyan press is reporting "an outcry" over a ban on all plastic bags coming into effect today.
The ban on non-woven bags take effect from today.
Drivers traveling into the busiest sections of Manhattan will be subject to a congestion charge starting in 2021 and single-use plastic bags will be banned across New York state in less than a year
Nairobi — Kenya is amongst the countries in Africa set to benefit from a Sh3.8 billion fund from Coca-Cola to stimulate plastic recycling industries and create awareness on plastic waste pollution.
Kenya plans to put in place incentives to promote alternative packaging materials to plastic, an official said on Monday.
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