Panama on board for Plastic Bag ban. Effective JULY 20th.

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In Panama, it will be prohibited, as of July 20, 2019 , the delivery of plastic bags of polyethylene in supermarkets, pharmacies and retailers, as established by Law 1 of January 19, 2018, recalled the Authority for Consumer Protection and Defense of the Competition .

Panama says goodbye to polyethylene
Start countdown to say goodbye to polyethylene
The new regulations gave a period of 18 months for supermarkets, pharmacies and retailers to carry out the progressive replacement of the bags, and 24 months for warehouses and wholesalers, and these deadlines are met on July 20, 2019 and January 20, 2020. , respectively.

The measure is adopted in order to reduce the negative impact on the environment that plastic has, since data from the United Nations Organization calculate that each year 8 million tons of plastic are dumped into the seas and, if thus, in 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the oceans.

 

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