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    Plastic bag fines still not in effect

    The Authority for Consumer Protection and Defense of Competition (Acodeco) has informed that fines for the breach of Law No. 1 of January 19, 2018 (use of plastic bags in stores) are not yet in affect

    Panama’s Ban on Plastic Bags

    Panama’s Ban on Plastic Bags

    Last year the National Assembly approved a bill prohibiting plastic bags, granting a 12 month period for supermarkets, pharmacies and retailers to adapt to the laws, now that period is almost up.

    Will Panama Ban Plastic Bags?

    Will Panama Ban Plastic Bags?

    Non-Degradable plastic bags could become history in Panama, if a bill proposed by the deputy of the ruling Panamenista Party is ...

    Reusable Bag Redistribution

    Reusable Bag Redistribution

    One major item that litters towns, beaches and rivers is the light weight plastic bag. Due to the negative impact plastic has on the environment, individuals, businesses and governments are ...