Oman to ban single-use plastic shopping bags

T TV Tuesday 17/December/2019 19:12 PM
By: Times News Service

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs (MECA) plans to ban single-use plastic bags from the beginning of next year.

They are to be replaced with reusable bags that are environmentally friendly.

The decision comes following a meeting on Tuesday by the MECA team preparing a law to prevent the use of plastic bags, aimed at saving human health and the environment.

Read more details in the Times of Oman newspaper on Wednesday.