Oro Public Advisory: Full Implementation of Plastic Bag Regulation

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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
  • Poultry
  • Marine Products
  • Fresh Fruits
  • Vegetables

 

While transparent roll-on bag shall NOT be used for the following:

  • Dry Goods
  • Cooked Foods

 

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via City Information Office

 

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)

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