Bangladesh bans use of plastic bags for rice packaging from January 2014

Bangladesh government has restricted the use of polythene bags for rice packaging after December 2013 and asked the rice traders and millers to use jute bags for rice packaging

use jute save environment
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Under the mandatory “Jute Packaging Act 2010”, the rice traders and millers in Bangladesh are ordered to use their existing stock of the polythene rice bags to use before 31 December 2014.

This was also in favor of upgrading the declined jute industry in the Country.

The order was not strictly followed in the country hence the jute traders urged the government to take strict actions