Plastic Ban: Single-Use Plastics Are Banned In Sharjah

Plastic Ban: Single-Use Plastics Are Banned In Sharjah
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Sharjah: The plastic ban has announced that single-use plastic bags in Sharjah will be prohibited starting January 1, 2024. According to the Emirate Executive Council’s decision, shoppers will receive eco-friendly bags. It is stated that single-use plastic bags and other materials will not be allowed to be manufactured or imported. The Department of Municipal Affairs was charged with formulating policies and plans to implement the ban.

Plastic Ban To Use Eco-friendly bags

It was also decided to encourage people to use eco-friendly bags. The emirate will implement a 25-fil tariff for single-use plastic bags starting October 1, 2022 as part of the 2024 ban. Abu Dhabi’s single-use plastic ban was in effect as of June 1st. In Dubai, retailers are now charging 25 for each bag. Officials claim that there has been a 40% reduction in the number of bags used within a month.

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