Sindh government announced to ban plastic bag-free by October 2019.
The study was commissioned by environmental charity WWF International
In a crackdown against harmful plastic bottles, the Punjab Food Authority (PFA) on Tuesday sealed four plastic manufacturing units producing plastic bottles for soft drinks after melting non-food grade plastic (crush) and chemical contaminated bottles in different areas of the province.
The text had already been approved in negotiations with member states and EU officials and it will now be rapidly approved into law.
Underscoring the need for a mass awareness drive on plastic pollution, Senator Sherry Rehman demanded of the government to make all the public offices plastic free.
Adel al-Kawwaz expertly spins the potter's wheel, shaping the wet clay into a smooth jug. His family is famous for this millennia-old Iraqi craft, but Kawwaz is struggling to keep it alive. For thousands of years, clay utensils for storing food and cooking were found in virtually every home in Sumer, the earliest known civilization in modern-day southern Iraq. Kawwaz's own family drew their name from the jug, or "kawz" in Arabic, which they have produced for more than 200 years from clay found at a lake by Najaf, a…