The Ministry of Development through the Department of Environment, Parks and Recreation, JASTRe has announced the addition of Tuesdays in the No Plastic Bag Everyday Initiative starting today.

The addition of Tuesdays, makes it SIX days without the use of plastic carrier bags in participating stores and shops and at the same time, realising the government’s desire towards no plastic bags usage everyday by the 1st January 2019. With the slogan, ‘It takes a nation to end plastic pollution’, the initiative emphasises the importance of an integrated effort towards combating plastic pollution in the country.

Meanwhile, Monday will be added to the initiative starting from 31st of December, realising the goal of No Plastic Bag Everyday by 1st January 2019. The addition of days to the initiative will initially involve stores and businesses that are currently listed under the No Plastic Bag Weekend initiative but will be extended to other consumers of plastic bags such as retail shops, restaurants and food stalls nationwide.

Source: Radio Television Brunei