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07:52
07:52

Parliament Passes National Environment Bill industry 2

Parliament has passed the National Enviroment Bill 2017, banning single use carrier bags below 30 microns and a penalty of 100,000 5 currency points for littering by individuals.
10:34
10:34

EU Decries Poor Management of Plastic Waste In Uganda polythene bags 1 2

According to environmentalists, the qualities that make plastic an adaptable and durable product to use also make it an environmental nightmare. This is mainly because plastics do not biodegrade but they break down into smaller and smaller pieces that wreak havoc on wildlife and the ecosystem.
14:47
14:47

Govt Retracts Statement on Kaveera Ban Suspension jim muwhezi 1

The statement that caused national uproar was issued by Information Minister Jim Muhwezi in Kampala on account that cabinet was still reviewing the proposal for the elimination of Polyethylene materials below 30 microns.
11:26
11:26

Companies Lay Off Workers As Kavera Ban Bites polythene bags 1 2

The enforcement followed the expiry of the grace period given to the manufacturers and business community to comply with the ban that was announced way back in 2009.
17:57
17:57

Environment Minister Thrown Out over Kaveera Ban ban kaveera 4

Parliament\'s committee on Natural Resources has thrown out the Minister of Water and Environment, Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu and officials from National Environment Management Authority over failure by government to implement a total ban on polythene bags, commonly known as kaveera. During the 2009/2010 budget, government announced the ban on the bags in response to growing environmental concerns and even a six-month\'s request to implement the policy by then Environment minister, Maria Mutagamba did not yield much.
16:40
16:40

Health Ministry Proposes Polythene Bags For Viewing Eclipse solar eclipse 5

The Ministry of Health has recommended that people who cannot afford buying safety glasses for viewing the solar eclipse should use black polythene bags which are affordable.
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