Two years ago, I wrote this entry about the Plastic Bag Ban in Las Pinas. Even then, I had my reservations, but still welcomed the progressive legislation for my former city. As for my current one (yes – my renewed driver’s license made it official), I just learned that an ordinance has already been declared.
In Manila, city ordinance 8282 has completely disallowed the use of non-biodegradable plastic bags for dry goods but allowed regulated use for wet goods. The ordinance also prohibits business establishments from offering, selling or using plastic bags as primary or secondary packaging for dry goods. by Mary Rose A. Hogaza
January 29, 2014
“Just learned”, because obviously, I don’t see it in action. (more…)