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Carrying gas in plastic bags banned in Karak

KARAK: The district administration of Karak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has banned carrying gas in plastic bags to avoid any eventuality. The natural gas is put into...

Oman environment authority clarifies its ban on single-use plastic bags

Oman’s environment authority has issued a clarification on alternatives for single-use plastic bags rendered banned in the Sultanate

Single-use plastic shopping bags banned from 2021

The Omani Environment Authority said in a statement, "The decision to ban the use of single-consumption plastic shopping bags will come into effect on January 1, 2021, are you ready?."

LHC imposes ban on use of plastic bags

Justice Shahid Kareem remarked that polythene bags will be banned across Punjab in next phase.

‘Govt striving to enforce complete ban on sale, manufacturing of plastic bags’

He chaired a second meeting on implementation of polythene bags regulations, 2019

LHC imposes ban on plastic bags across Punjab

Terming plastic bags major cause of environmental pollution, the Lahore High Court has banned the use of polythene bags at mega-stores across Punjab.

China moves on takeout containers in bid to reduce plastic waste

China will ban non-degradable plastic bags in major cities and single-use straws from restaurants by the end of this year in a bid to cut down on waste.

Fawad Chaudhry asks provincial governments to ensure ban on plastic bags

The federal government slapped ban on plastic bags' usage in Islamabad, while the provincial governess also slapped ban on it.

Retailers to charge for plastic bags from 2020

Retailers including supermarkets and convenience stores will be required to charge for plastic bags from next summer

Plastic bags in present form hazardous for environment: Raja Basharat

He said putting the lives of billions on the stake for few lacs will not be a wise decision.

Ban on plastic bags at Karachi fish harbour from October   

In a step to protect environment and marine life, the Sindh government on Thursday announced that it will be enforcing a complete ban on single-use plastic bags at the Karachi fish harbour from 1st of October.

CM Murad bans plastic bags in colleges across Sindh  

The Sindh government had announced to make the province a plastic bag-free by October 2019

Zartaj Gul vows to fully enforce ban on use of plastic bags

She said other provinces are also showing the intent and commitment to make their districts plastic-free.

Punjab to ban plastic bags soon: Buzdar

The imposition of the ban will be approved in the next cabinet meeting, he said

DG health Sindh directs to avoid using plastic bags in govt hospitals

Paper or cloth bags should be used as an alternative.

Plastic bags to be banned in Sindh by October

Sindh to go plastic bag-free by October

Govt working on substitutes of polythene bags, Senate body told

Indus River is the second-most polluted river in the world because of plastic bags

Single use plastic bags no more in Islamabad from August 14

About two million people in Islamabad use three to four bags daily, according to a survey

Heavy fine to be imposed over use of plastic bags in Centre: Zartaj Gul

In an effort to protect the environment and make Islamabad a plastic-free city, the State Minister for Climate Change Zartaj Gul on Friday said that Rs 500,000 fine would be imposed over the use or selling single-use polythene bags after August 14 in the federal capital

Plastic bags to be banned in Islamabad from August 14: Zartaj Gul

'Pakistan ranked 7th in the list of countries affected due to natural disasters'