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

Eritrea

In 2005, Eritrea’s then head of environment in the Ministry of land water and environment, Wolde Yohannes announced the and on plastic and stated that those who import, produce, distribute or sell plastic bags will be fined.

The ban hoped to stem the blockage of drainage and harming farm animals and marine life as well as ruin natural vistas.

So far Eritreans have adapted to the use of cloth and straw bags.

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