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polythene

any one of various light thermoplastic materials made from ethylene with properties depending on the molecular weight of the polymer. The common forms are a waxy flexible plastic (low-density polythene) and a tougher rigid more crystalline form (high-density polythene). Polythene is used for packaging, moulded articles, pipes and tubing, insulation, textiles, and coatings on metal

polythene

[′päl·i‚thēn]
(organic chemistry)
Common name for polyethlylene in Great Britain.

polyethylene

A thermoplastic material often used in electrical insulation or in sheet form for dampproofing.
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According to a RCB official, there would be a complete ban on polythene bags in markets across the cantonment boards while teams would make surprise visits from next week to inspect implementation on the ban.
The government has imposed a ban on the use of polythene bags in the capital recently.
The polythene bags sale purchase, manufacturing and import had completely been banned in the federal capital and violators would be dealt strictly .
He was hopeful that the Government will implement the decision in letter and spirit, and appealed to the manufacturers of polythene bags to kindly obey the laws and cooperate with Sindh Government.
'Police are always alert against unscrupulous traders who smuggle polythene bags into the country and other contrabands, we thank residents who inform the Police about people who traffic and sell these products which destroy the environment,' said Chief Inspector of Police (CIP) Alexis Rugigana, the Police spokesperson for the Northern region attributing continued presence of plastic bags especially in the districts bordering neighboring countries is facilitated by smuggling.
'It is a call of time to switch to alternative resources and to do away with the habit of using plastic and polythene bags,' she said, admiring the incumbent government and the climate change ministry to take a timely and constructive step for the safety of human beings.
She said use and selling of polythene bags will be banned from August 14 in Islamabad.
Furthermore, wholesalers and retailers have also been shut down in District Swat, Kohat, Charsadda and Malakand whereas District Khyber has been declared polythene free.
POLYTHENE BAGS "Being in possession of banned polythene bags is contrary to the Gazette notice of February 28, 2017, the products were being transported to markets outside Uasin-Gishu," said Ms Nangila.
The polythene bag, especially the black polythene bag, has played and continues to play a vital role in the lives of media practitioners, politicians, traders, business transaction dealers and the household, to mention a few.
He said that the use of polythene bag is one of the major causes of environmental pollution.
He said that the use of polythene bag was one of the major causes of environmental pollution.