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

Mauritania

in 2013, the north African country banned plastic bag ban to protect the environment.  The move came after 70 percent of animals that die in the capital, Nouakchott, are killed by eating plastic bags.  As per the law, manufacturers of plastic bags could end up in prison for a year.

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