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All About UAE Single Use Plastic Ban: Aside Which All Type Can Be Used


27 Aug 2022


Single use plastic has been banned in Abu Dhabi from June 2022. This has come into being for reducing the pollution of plastic and as part of protecting the environment. Disposable plastic has been getting accumulated in the deserts and the sea. The ban aims to solve this issue. As per the policy all types of single use plastic is banned except for oxo-biodegradable plastic. Not only plastic bags have been banned but also plastic polymers manufactured from fossil fuels including garbage bags, packaging for food, bin-liners, cling film etc are also banned.

Those products that are made from oxo-biodegradable plastic are only allowed to use. Also the products should have ECAS Registration Certificate issued by ESMA (Emirates Authority for Standardisation & Metrology). Oxo-bio plastics only from suppliers audited by ESMA and those who adhere to UAE Standard 5009 of 2009 will be issued the certificate. The impound consignments is also to be inspected.

Bags are the main products which are made from plastic. In order to carry around things and to collect things having bags are essential.

Aside from single use plastic bags the types of bags which can be used include:

  •  Paper bags that are new

Paper bags are made using wood pulp. They are decomposable and therefore an eco-friendly option.

  • Recycled paper bags

Bags made from different paper products which are recycled.

  • Cloth Bags

They are made cloth materials and are recyclable. Like plastics they don’t pose threat to the environment.

  • Jute Bags

Those bags made of jute plant are refereed in places such as shops for being eco-friendly.

  • Starch-based bags

Starch based bags are bags made of natural starches that are compostable materials.

  • Oxo-biodegradable plastic bags

Oxo-biodegradable plastic bags are environment friendly bags that are made by using additives which will easily break down. They do not emit methane while breaking down. They are not degraded by microorganisms. They are safe for the environment and are sustainable option. These bags are also non-toxic and not harmful. Using oxo-biodegradable plastic bags also reduce the emission of carbon. Easily disposable they are safe option for a green future. These bags are also versatile and have good strength. They can be stored for a long time and are reusable.

  • Biodegradable Bags

Biodegradable bags are made using non-renewable resources and can also be made using starch, oil etc. These bags are structured in such a way that they break down in the presence of enzymes, bacteria, light and other environmental factors. Besides being easy to dispose they can also be recycled. They are degraded by microorganisms and reduce the carbon footprint in the environment. These bags cause less pollution in the environment.

Super Plast Plastic Factory, the leading biodegradable plastic bags manufacturers in UAE have high quality plastic bags. Being one of the finest degradable plastic bags manufacturers in UAE we sell different varieties of plastic bags with all the required specifications. The bags of Super Plast Plastic Factory, plastic bags manufacturers in Abu Dhabi, are recyclable and are manufactured adhering to all industry laws. Contact us if you are looking for biodegradable plastic bags manufacturers in UAE.

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