‘SAY GOODBYE TO PLASTIC AND PAPER BAGS, CASSABAGS ARE HERE!’

‘SAY GOODBYE TO PLASTIC AND PAPER BAGS, CASSABAGS ARE HERE!’

By Glen S. Ramos

PUERTO Princesa City – Zero Plastic advocate named “Bee”, is now introducing “CassaBags” in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.

The extraordinary bag is made of cassava, a local root crop, and it can be dissolved in hot water in just about two minutes. The liquified plastic can also be used to water plants.

According to Bee entrepreneur and zero plastic advocate Xian Sing Ang, the “CassaBags” is a sustainable alternative for plastics which are considered hazardous to the environment. “Ang layunin po namin ay maabot ang “Net Zero Emissions by 2050.”

Bee (https://www.bee.earth/) is a partner of Econest Philippines for the promotion and usage of compostable packaging materials in Puerto Princesa City and the province of Palawan according to ordinances related to the ban on the of single-use plastics. (AI/MTVN)

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