The Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning confirmed the availability the new biodegradable garbage bags in the Capital Municipality and the other three municipalities, noting that the executive bodies received quantities of the bags to be available for citizens right after when the quantities of stocks in the stores of the ministry.

The ministry said in a statement that the new biodegradable bags are environmentally friendly and have already been supplied to the stores of municipalities with no additional fees.

He added that the bags have different environmental specifications, at a higher cost than the previous ones.

The “Municipalities” said in a statement that they are continuing to popularize the vending machines, stressing that the experiment will be generalized to the rest of the governorates after measuring their success in the southern governorate, during the coming period.