Modified from Wellendorf and Kaosa-ard Clonal propagation Apart from SPA and CSO, tissue culture is another option for mass supplying of genetically improved materials for the planting programme of this species. This technique of propagation has been developed successfully for commercial propagation of selected plus trees Kaosa-ard et al.
Use of polythene, rigifoam, shopping bags banned In a bid to make Sri Lanka polythene-free and find a sustainable solution to solid waste management, President Maithripala Sirisena has announced a number of measures including the ban on the import, manufacture and sale of lunch sheets and a ban on the use of polythene for decorations.
Cabinet approval was granted on Tuesday for a series of measures proposed by the President in his capacity as the Minister of Mahaweli Development and Environment to gradually end the use of polythene and thus minimize its environmental impact.
While banning polythene use for decorations the manufacture, sale and use of polythene of 20 microns or less for essential activities on the approval of the Central Environmental Authority CEA.
The short term measures also include the ban on the manufacture, import or sale of containers, plates, cups, spoons made of polystyrene, the ban on the sale of processed or cooked meals packed in polythene containers and the promotion of paper, cloth or reed bags or biologically degradable plastics for customers when purchasing items in stores, prohibition of burning polythene and plastic in open places introduction and promotion of biologically degradable polythene and plastics.
In the long term the use of recycled plastic products would be banned. Cabinet Spokesman and Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne told the reporters at the weekly cabinet news briefing yesterday that the short term measures will be effective from Tuesday after the proposals were approved by the Cabinet.
The long and medium term measures need legislative approval for their implementation and therefore it takes time. Responding to a journalist, he said people would go back to good old habits of using perishable lunch wrappers and food containers when the ban of polythene was in place.
Sandun Jayasekara Video by Danushka.Ban On Polythene Bags Justified Polythene Pollution The Problem Of Polythene Pollution Polythene pollution is everywhere, and the problem is getting worse For most of us, the problem is seen as one of visual pollution, where plastic bags litter streets, roadways, and .
Indian Government has already banned plastic bags or polythene bags which is below 50 microns which means very low in weight. Polythene bags are widely used all over the world. The consumption of plastic bags is heavy and it is being circulated in all classes of people from higher to lower.
The Sindh cabinet has approved the ban on plastic and polythene bags in the province. The cabinet session was chaired by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah in Karachi on Saturday.
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If you dump kitchen waste in a pit, it may, after sometime. In many countries of the world, there has been a phase-out of lightweight plastic bags. Single-use plastic shopping bags, The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has also passed regulation to ban all polythene bags less than 50 .
Ban On Polythene Bags Justified Polythene Pollution The Problem Of Polythene Pollution Polythene pollution is everywhere, and the problem is getting worse For most of us, the problem is seen as one of visual pollution, where plastic bags litter streets, roadways, and in some cases scenic areas across the country.