Abu Dhabi and Dubai Ban Styrofoam and Single-Use Plastic Bags

The Environment Agency—Abu Dhabi (EAD) announced the ban on styrofoam products. This ban is part of the emirate’s larger policy on single-use plastics, which aims to reduce reliance on harmful products.

The list of banned products includes cups, lids, plates and beverage containers made of expanded polystyrene.

Similarly, food container vessels for products intended for immediate consumption, either on the spot or for takeaway, and containers that contain a product that is typically consumed from the receptacle and is ready to be consumed without any further preparation, such as cooking, boiling, or heating, will also be prohibited. Read More

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