As of January 1, 2020, the plastic bag regulation under Article IX, Section 30 of ordinance no. 13378-2018 is now fully implemented in all commercial establishments throughout Cagayan de Oro City.
The transparent roll-on bag shall be allowed for the following wet goods:
- Unpacked Meat
- Marine Products
- Fresh Fruits
While transparent roll-on bag shall NOT be used for the following:
- Dry Goods
- Cooked Foods
The City Local Environment and Natural Resources Office (CLENRO) Director Engr. Armen Cuenca is reminding Kagay-anons on the City Ordinance 13378-2018 or Integrated Ecological Solid Waste Management Ordinance that prohibits business establishments, fast food outlets, pharmacies, food kiosks, sari-sari stores, and ambulant market vendors to use plastic cellophane as product packaging.
CLENRO also continues to urge everyone to bring and use their own Eco Bags.
—(Source: City Information Office)