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Tuesday, 08 November 2016 14:02

WOULD A BAN ON PLASTIC BAGS WORK IN GHANA?

The global plastics industry presents a hydra-headed environmental challenge that has remained staunchly established despite insistent appeals from environmentalist and environmentally-concerned organizations over decades. Long accepted as a necessary evil, more plastic has been produced in just the past ten years than was produced during the whole of the last century (Plastic Oceans, 2016), and because 50% of plastic products are not reused and are discarded immediately after use, it is no surprise that the industry contributes to over 10% of the total waste generated by humanity (Ecowatch, 2014).  

Several countries have taken to lead to place a permanent ban on the use of plastic bags. Would such a strategy work in Ghana?

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