FAISALABAD: In a potentially groundbreaking development, a scientist from Faisalabad has invented environmentally friendly shopping bags that automatically disintegrate after three months of use.
The scientist, Doctor Muneer said the bags, that are the result of a ten-year-long research, break down into harmless materials that do not impact the environment.
He said the bags' ability to transform into harmless materials has been testified by various government departments, including the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission.
The bags are made using a chemical named DSP 47.
But Doctor Muneer also said the Environment Department has not taken any steps to promote and enhance the scope of this technology.