Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) demands for stronger implementation of law to resist illegal production, marketing and usage of plastic to prevent environment pollution.
Environmentalists demand exemplary punishment for the people who are violating the law banning production and use of polythene.
The High Court has ordered the government to report on the steps taken for sewerage and waste management of two lakes in Dhaka’s Gulshan area within a month.
The quality of air in the capital is extremely unhealthy.
The presence of pollutant particles in its air even on a normal day is more than six times the healthy limit.
If this sounds scary, then you should know that the air in its neighbouring cities Gazipur and Narayanganj is even worse, according to the Department of Environment (DoE).