Malawi Government Moves in to Enforce Thin Plastic Ban

Government says it will next year start enforcing the ban of thin plastics in the country following a recent court ruling. Government to enforce ban on single-use plastic Ministry of Natural Resources spokesperson Sangwani Phiri said the ban will be effected in the first three weeks of 2020. “Delays in the implementation of the law […]

Tanzania bans use of plastic carrier bags from next month

The government Tanzania has banned plastic carrier bags from the first of next month. However plastic packaging for medical services, industrial products, construction industry, agricultural sector, foodstuff, sanitary and waste management are exempt from the ban. Also, plastic carrier items known as “ziploc bags” that are specifically used to carry toiletries will be permitted as […]