CAMEROON SEIZES 215 TONS OF NON-BIODEGRADABLE PLASTIC BAGS

YAOUNDE, July 13– About 215.39 tons of non-biodegradable plastic bags have been seized in Cameroon in the past two months following a ban on the production and sale of the product, according to the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Sustainable Development. During the evaluation meeting on Wednesday, Cameroonian Minister of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Sustainable Development, Pierre Hélé, said that 145 tons were seized in the Littoral region and 52 tons in the Central Region. “Overall, this is a satisfactory job because for an annual production of 600,000 tons,…

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