Ghana EPA takes measures to regulate use of woven polypropylene bags for cement packaging [From the web]
ACCRA, Ghana , November 29, 2023-
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has given its word to the general public especially the industry players in the area of Cement and related materials to desist from the usage of Woven Polypropylene (PP) in packaging cement and other building materials as it announced moves to control the use of the said material for safety reasons.
The EPA under Hazardous, Electronic and Other Waste Control and Management Regulations, Act 2016, Act 917 in conjunction with its Ministry responsible for Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation in the country, has been come aware about the plastic waste pollution menace in the country and to this end a National Plastic Management Policy has been developed to sanitize the system to protect the environment and aquatic life.
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