Experts urged to ratify Minamata Convention to phase out mercury-added products পারদযুক্ত পণ্যের ব্যবহার বন্ধে মিনামাতা কনভেনশন অনুমোদনের আহ্বান সেন্টমার্টিন সৈকতে প্লাস্টিকের আগ্রাসন 72 birds die eating pesticide-treated masakalai Educate girls to save the planet শিশুর সর্দি-কাশি সারানোর ঘরোয়া উপায় 50 Books All Kids Should Read Before They’re 12 24 thousand under 5 children die of pneumonia in Bangladesh annually গ্রিনহাউস গ্যাস কমানোর লক্ষ্যে নানা উদ্যোগ Maldives: Eco-friendly product export destination for Bangladesh

Calls for greater enforement of plastic bag ban

Banned plastic bag used at markets

Bangladesh is a world leader in banning the plastic bag, however recently a lack of enforcement has seen plastic bags re-appear

Banned plastic bag used at markets

Banned plastic bag used at markets

at markets across Dhaka.  The need to eliminate plastic bags is well recognised in Bangladesh and there have been calls to increase enforcement of the current ban, see this article from the Daily Star:

Polythene Pollution: Restrictions must be totally enforced

“The extent of pollution in the city and at other parts of the country due to the dumped polythene bags and other non-biodegradable items apparently shows that the rules are not properly followed.”

Probir Kumar Sarker, The Daily Star

Say no to plastic bags and support the plastic bag ban.


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