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Non-degradable plastic bags banned in Islamabad to protect environment

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article image Paras Ali THE GOVERNMENT has imposed ban on manufacturing, import, sale and use of non-degradable plastic bags and other plastic products in the limits of Islamabad, with an aim to ensuring a clean and healthy environment in the federal capital. "The ban will be effective from April 1, 2013 stressing replacement of poisonous plastic bags with bio-degradable plastic bags which are environment-friendly and are not detrimental to human health," says a…Read More