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MET working on banning plastic bags in Namibia

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WINDHOEK, 20 FEB (NAMPA) – The Minister of Environment and Tourism (MET), Pohamba Shifeta has hinted that plastic bag use may be banned in Namibia in the next two years.
Speaking at the MET annual staff meeting on Tuesday, Shifeta said plastic use was becoming a serious environmental hazard and his ministry is working on completely banning plastic bags in Namibia.
“Plastic bags in this country will not be forever. Within the next two years, we want something different because plastic is not go ...

 

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