Sacks. Bags (ICS 55.080)
The Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 (4 pages, in Arabic) mandating the Egyptian Standard ES 3043 "Plastics sacks for household waste collection - Types, requirements and test methods" (43 page(s), in Arabic)
The Ministerial Decree No. 610 /2020 gives the producers and importers a six-month transitional period to abide by the Egyptian standard ES 3043.
This standard specifies the general characteristics, test methods and requirements for sacks, bags and bin liners, made from plastic films, used for household waste collection, or household selective waste collection including collection of biodegradable waste for organic recycling (biodegradation and composting).
For the purpose of this Standard biodegradable and compostable sacks, including ties if any, are those which comply with EN 13432.
It applies only to sacks, bags and bin liners for which the first use is for household waste collection, or household selective waste collection. Worth mentioning is that this standard is technically identical with EN 13592/2017.