Sri Lanka will ban the import, domestic production, sale, and domestic use of several single-use plastic & polythene products with effect from 01 June 2023.
As per the cabinet decision, the following products will be banned from use.
- Single-use plastic drinking straws and utensils
- Disposable plates, cups (except yogurt cups), spoons, forks, and knives, including yogurt spoons made of plastic
- Plastic garlands
- Plastic string hopper trays