By Lindah Kiyeng
The Plastic ban brought by NEMA is to be implemented next week and the bags are to be replaced by sisal bags.
This will bring a challenge to small scale traders who package goods in paperbags that are affordable.
According to experts it contributes to blocking water drains during floods,makes the environment attractive and has an adverse health effects on animals.
Several supermarkets have already gotten rid of plastic bags like Nakumatt and now provide sisal bags for their customers.