Six plastic based products will be banned from tomorrow

The Ministry of Environment said that six type of plastic and polythene based products will be banned for local use from tomorrow( March 31)

Also the gazette notification in this regard has already been issued, Minister of Environment Mahinda Amaraweera said. He also explained that there is no restrictions to exporting the product. Also the products now available in the shops can be sell until they are end.

Central Environmental Authority (CEA) will be conducting periodic factory inspections to find whether the factories are still manufacturing for local use. But considering requests from some companies a grace period of three months will be given to be marketed.