Municipal workers sort out recycling items in Islamabad. Photo: AFP

Pakistan’s ‘love affair with plastic’ has become toxic and has to end, environmental campaigners say

  • Plastic clogs the streams that feed into the Indus River, which is now the second most plastic polluted river in the world, behind only the Yangtze in China
  • As of August 14, plastic bags will be banned in the capital Islamabad, with violators subject to heavy fines
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Municipal workers sort out recycling items in Islamabad. Photo: AFP
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