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Environment Ministry Plans Plastic Bag Limitations

The General Directorate of the Environment Ministry has issued a voluntary compliance, over capping plastic bag usage with the retail industry.

The Ministry issued a document that was brought before Parliament, according to reports. It noted that in 2012, plastic parcels involving bags totaled 184,915 as reported by ANA-MPA.

Currently the "National Waste Prevention Programme" has been put in place. The Programme has four major concerns including packaging supplies and also promotes eco-friendly awareness to the public.