The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Commerce and Trade has announced that the ban on the sale and use of Styrofoam products in St. Vincent and the Grenadines has been progressing very well.

Director of Trade Okolo John-Patrick said on radio, that her department continues to experience a smooth implementation of the ban, which is one of the Laws of the land.

Mrs. John-Patrick said they continue to host radio programs and other public sensitization programs to ensure that members of the public are on board with the work which they are doing.

She also expressed her gratitude to businesses and consumers for adhering to and supporting the law governing the ban on the sale and use of Styrofoam products in the country.

The ban on Styrofoam products first came into effect on May 1st, 2017, in the interest of public health and environmental protection.

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