Opinions & Features April 22, 2019 at 06:00 pm

These African countries have banned or restricted the use of plastic bags

Nduta Waweru April 22, 2019 at 06:00 pm

April 22, 2019 at 06:00 pm | Opinions & Features


In 2016, Minister of State in the Vice-President’s Office (Union Affairs and Environment), January Makamba announced the total ban on plastic bags in Tanzania.

The ban, however, does not affect plastic bags used in medical services, industrial packaging, construction industry, agricultural sector and in sanitary use and waste management.

Th country is currently discussing a complete ban on plastic materials. 


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