Polythene plugged

Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

QUETTA in Pakistan has set a precedent by completely prohibiting the sale, purchase and use of polythene bags in the city, as of May 1. Manufacturers have received directives to wind up business, says a Panos report. If the measure proves successful, it will strengthen the case of environmental NGOs who are pushing for similar action in other cities across the world.

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