The Ghana Plastic Manufacturers Association is demanding the immediate release of accrued funds from the Environmental tax. It says that must be done with as soon as the Plastic Levy Fund takes effect.
The Association says its pays monthly dues of 14.7cedis to government which adds up to 10% revenue of Environmental Tax which has generated over 912million Cedis since 2011.
Addressing a news conference in Accra President of the Ghana Plastic Manufacturers Association Ebo Botchway also called on government to pass an LI of Recycling of PET for bottling companies to compel them to recycle their bottles.
It also wants a ban on import of flexible plastic with immediate effect.