No more polythene?

No more polythene?

With the impending polythene ban set for the 01st of September 2017 in Sri Lanka. We look at the different perspectives and stands taken by different affected parties. The President, Maithreepala Sirisena stated some time ago that there would be a total polythene ban in Sri Lanka starting on the 01st September 2017. The use of any polythene, even shopping bags and lunch sheets which have now become everyday items to the majority of the public would also be banned. The move drew mixed reactions from all segments of society…