Govt to ban plastic bags in Sindh from October
KARACHI: The Chief Minister’s Adviser on Information Senator Murtaza Wahab on Monday announced the ban on single-use plastic bags which would go into effect from 1st October.
According to a notification, the provincial government invoked the Sindh Prohibition of Non-degradable Plastic Products and the Sindh Environment Protection Act 2014.
A notification tweeted by the Senator stated,“ The provincial government is pleased to impose a complete ban on the manufacturing, sales, purchase, and use of non-degradable plastic bags of all size.”
Notification banning manufacture, sale and use of non biodegradable plastic/shopping bags in the province has been issued by Sindh Govt #Environment pic.twitter.com/FTHBKxoses
— SenatorMurtaza Wahab (@murtazawahab1) September 30, 2019