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Green shopping Supermarkets in Sri Lanka pitch in to eradicate plastic menace

supermarkets in Sri Lanka have come together to discourage the use of plastic shopping bags. As part of a three-phase environmental campaign, they have joined hands with the Central Environmental Authority (cea) and introduced eco-friendly shopping bags, mostly made of jute, at a nominal rate. The bags are being made available since August 1.
While most consumers appreciate the move, environmentalists see this as a money-making exercise of mart owners. But the chairperson of cea, Udaya Gammanpila, is hopeful. Sri Lanka

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