Plastic bag to be banned from March 2019

2018-06-20 14:49:40
Ulaanbaatar /MONSAME/ The Cabinet made a decision to ban use and sale of disposable plastic bags starting from March 1, 2019.

The Government ban prohibits not only use and sale but also import and production of plastic bags thinner than 0.035 mm. Thus, it starts realization of a policy to restrict all sources that influence adversely to the nature and environment, noted Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat and  reported that the Mongolian Customs General Administration and the General Agency for Specialized Investigation will supervise implementation of the decision.

Furthermore, the Ministry initiated a campaign ‘Let’s Celebrate Naadam Festival Clean’.