Tanzania Bans Plastic Bags, Urging Biodegradable Bags Use | Special Report News Journal,Stocks NewsPosted on October 24, 2016 by DrRossH in Plastic Limiting Regulations
Mpina said plastic bags are causing devastating pollution and since 2006 the government has been trying to stop its use in the country.
A data reveals up to Sh10 billion is spent annually in repairing water supply infrastructure by Dar es Salaam authorities. The plastic bags resulted with blockages of the infrastructure.
Sounds good but they are going to allow the use of oxodegradable bags which are not biodegradable but only fragment into little pieces which are very dangerous for wildlife. Tanzania has some of the worlds best wildlife too.