Bad News As NEMA Bans The Following Items


NEMA bans the use of plastic garbage bags and bin liners.

NEMA notes that in 2017, the government had banned the manufacture, importation and use of plastic carrier bags and flat bags used for commercial and household packaging. Continue Reading.

As such, the Authority remarks that there will be a crackdown to ensure that this was fully adhered to.

Additionally, it is reported that all households should collect organic waste separately and have it transported to a designated Material Recovery Facility for further processing.

All homeowners and households are directed to label and colour code their bins, containers and bags of their segregated waste.

To ensure that the directive is implemented nationally, all county governments and private waste service providers licensed by NEMA are required to provide their clients the 100 per cent biodegradable garbage bags/bin liners. Download IYEF Social app on Google playstore and get more updates.


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