Dubai: Municipal officials believe they can slash 500 million plastic bags from being circulated before year's end through an extensive six-month campaign beginning in May.
What does PB stand for?
PB stands for Plastic Bag (various companies)
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- Business, finance, etc.
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We have 82 other meanings of PB in our Acronym Attic
- Phenobarbital (drug)
- Phonetically Balanced
- Photobucket (online image hosting service)
- Photon Burst
- Phunky Bitch (women's group)
- Physical Inventory, Beginning
- Pickle Ball (sport)
- Pit Bull
- Pitney Bowes
Samples in periodicals archive:
As far as the effects of Plastic Bags on Land are concerned, the indefinite period of time that it takes for the average plastic bag to breakdown can be literally hundreds of years.
We have had ongoing meetings with bag producers for several years and aim to solve the problem of excessive plastic bag usage in the shortest time possible," stated Environmental Management General Director Mehmet BaE-.
It's not yet clear if the plastic bag industry will mount a similar campaign this time.
To reduce plastic bag usage, he advised filling up a plastic bag while shopping.
The plastic bag levy introduced in Ireland in 2002 resulted in a reduction of over 90% in the issuing of plastic shopping bags.
The town council campaign will include lobbying local retailers and businesses to cut plastic bag use.