Tanzania to Ban Plastic Materials

The government will soon ban the use of polythene materials which is used to make plastic bags and plastic bottles, however there are concerns at potential job losses in the plastics sector.

Plastic bag vendors at Kisii fresh produce market on Monday April 17, 2017.

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