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Alternatives to polythene

Interventions at home to minimize use of polythene bags

• The use of bags made from cotton, sisal, corn, paper and cloth
• Recycling polythene bags for various purposes,
• Taking previously used bags for shopping or using a sturdy bag
• Minimizing polythene wrapping on scratch cards, bread etc
• Use and re-use of large polythene sacks whenever possible
• Refrigerate food in containers rather than polythene bags


    What interventions are there to avoid use of polythene bags within your locality?