The Central Environmental Authority has actually educated the Ministry of Setting that the restriction on using lunch sheets and also sachet packages has actually achieved success.
The Authority stated the manufacturing, circulation and also sale of air-filled playthings, plastic cotton swab, polythene product packaging that do not consist of food and also non-pharmaceutical sachets were prohibited with impact from the 31st of March this year.
According to the Ministry of Setting the sale of sachet packages worth Rs.960 million are offered in the nation each year.
The Ministry additionally stated 5,745 million lunch sheets are launched to the atmosphere annual.
The Central Environmental Authority will certainly turn over a record to the Preacher of Setting hereof while specifying that 4,930 raids will certainly be executed prior to completion of 2021.
The Setting Ministry stated Preacher Mahinda Amaraweera has actually advised the Central Environmental Authority to perform raids to determine if the prohibited products are still being produced.