After a very clear message from Provincial Govt, Local Governments and offices have started responding to the call. In the due process all the shop keepers and local businessmen are told to stop using polythene bags. In this regard Govt has taken several steps, including public awareness campaigns, distribution of degradable bags in different cities and Introduction of D2W technology to the Shopping Bag Manufactures..
According to EPA (Envoirnment Protection Agency) only D2W treated biodegradable bags can be used in KPK. Otherwise a penelty of Rs. 500 on first visit and Rs 5000 on second visit can be charged to the polythene user Shop Keeper.
KPK Govt. is also encouraging all the biodegradable bag provides and investors, to make Eco-Friendly products available in the market.