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Karachi marathon encourages people to ‘say no to plastic’

Shehroz Sabzwari and Shaniera Akram attended the event too

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October 28, 2019


Urgently need to switch to plastic alternatives: experts

It is already too late, says environmentalist

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August 26, 2019


Islamabad shopkeepers ask for alternative after ban on plastic bags

A restaurant in Islamabad was sealed for using polythene bags

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August 21, 2019


Islamabad shopkeepers refuse to sell milk in plastic bags

Customers have to bring containers to get dairy products

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August 19, 2019


Sindh government bans plastic bags in Karachi from October 1

Urges the masses to use paper or cloth bags instead

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August 8, 2019


‘I like plastic’: Pakistan’s toxic ‘love affair’ with waste

Country uses 55b plastic bags each year

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August 2, 2019


Using a plastic bag in Peshawar could cost you Rs5m

KP government bans plastic bags in the city

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May 26, 2019


Hunza becomes Pakistan’s first plastic-free district: climate change adviser

Success of project to be replicated in other provinces

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April 22, 2019


Peshawar’s malls have seven days to stop using plastic bags

District administration imposes partial ban on use of plastic bags in malls and medical stores

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January 15, 2019


Sindh cabinet approves ban on plastic bags

Ban to be first imposed in Sukkur, then Karachi and Hyderabad

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November 10, 2018


Could banning plastic save our oceans?

Plastic pollution is a serious problem for the ocean, especially for the creatures that call it home. Reports say nearly 20 metric tons of trash is dumped in the sea every day. Nearly 60% of that trash is comprised of plastic. World Oceans Day is observed on June 8 every year to create awareness about…

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June 8, 2018


KP bans non-degradable black shopping bags, plastic products

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has banned the use of non-degradable plastic products including black shopping bags for being a major cause of environmental pollution. This announcement was made by MPA Shaukat Yousafzai who is also Chairman Environment Committee of KP. Director General Environment Protection Agency (EPA), Dr Muhammad Bashir was also present on the…

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April 13, 2017


See how plastic bags are causing deadly diseases in Pakistan

Environmental pollution is posing serious threat to human life in Karachi. One of the major causes is use of polythene bags. Know more in Shayan Saleem’s report.

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March 11, 2017


Preserving meat in plastic bags hazardous: Health Experts

ISLAMABAD: Health experts asked citizen not to preserve meat in plastic bags as its usage is hazardous for health and environment. Eating food that has been improperly stored has the potential to make a person sick, perticularly if that storage container is a plastic that contain dangerous chemicals. A physician Dr Waseem Khawaja said.”The chemical…

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September 16, 2016

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