On 01 June 2019 plastic bags in Tanzania was officially banned.
Well, you should my friend
The government has also warned tourists to “surrender” any plastic bags before entering the country, which is home to popular attractions such as Mount Kilimanjaro and the Serengeti.
Tanzania plastic bags ban act didn’t forget tourists. And as early as 1st of June 2019 travellers to Tanzania were no longer allowed to bring plastic carrier bags into the country.
To manage this, check-in areas at the country’s entry points were set specifically to collect every plastic bag that is being brought in to Tanzania.
Plastic bags in Tanzania are dangerous even in tourism. Greenerideal.com explains this better below;
“There isn’t much of a debate about the aesthetic impact plastic bags have on the environment.
The vast majority of people would agree that plastic bags usually ruin the general scenery. And this is in every imaginable habitat, from forests and fields to deserts and wetlands.”
The answer is yes.
Under the government’s ban, there are several instances where it’s OK for a store to hand out a plastic bag, including when a bag holds:
Nevertheless, the allowed plastic bags in Tanzania must comply with the standards set by Tanzania Bureau of Standard (TBS).
Absolutely, here are the fines categories; (in US dollars)
Having said so, I’d like to remind you that Tanzania safari is beautiful and amazing.
You should never trade Tanzania safari experience for anything, not even these little details like of plastic bags.
It is of excessive important that make sure that you have everything right to prior to starting your Tanzania safari.
At Earthlife Expeditions, we wish you nothing but the very best Tanzania safari experience.
The destinations to be visited will be the Serengeti National park and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area This are protected Heritage sites under the UNESCO. The two destinations are well known with their specific unique features which are the Great wildebeest Migration in the Serengeti and the Crater with the Maasai Culture of the Ngorongoro