As a way forward from the single-use plastic bag ban, the Fijian government has also ventured into banning the use of all polystyrene products (commonly known as Styrofoam) that are utilised in the food industry. This includes all cups, trays, containers and plates made out of polystyrene. The harmfulness of polystyrene does not only imply on the environment but also on human health.
Author: Government of Fiji
Citation: Government of Fiji. (2020). Environment Management (Amendment) Act 2020: An act to amend the Environment Management Act 2005; Act No. 42 of 2020. Suva, Fiji: Government of Fiji. 2 p.
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