DHA Lahore Says No to Plastic Bags

Sun 28 April 2013

Received this notice from DHA earlier this month. I applaud them for taking this action.

DHA Lahore



Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency, with the approval of the Ministry of Climate Change and after obtaining consent of the Law and Justice Division, notified a Regulation prohibiting manufacture, import, sale and use of non-degradable plastic bags, effective from April 2013.

It is mandatory for all shopkeepers to only use DHA approved OXO-Biodegradable bags for items to be supplied to consumers. A person / entity who commits such violation shall be liable to fine, penalty or both as prescribed by the Authority from time to time, effective from 1st June 2013.

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