The Environment Minister says Biodegradable lunch sheets will be compulsory from August 1st

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The Environment Minister says Biodegradable lunch sheets will be compulsory from August 1st
The Environment Minister Mahinda Amaraweera says the Environment Ministry has made the use of biodegradable lunch sheets compulsory from August 1st. Addressing the media, he said biodegradable lunch sheets should be made available in shops from the said date. Non-perishable lunch sheets made of polythene will be banned from August 1 and also their production and distribution. However, a grace period of one month will be granted to sell the existing stock of lunch sheets which have already been produced.

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