NewsApril 2, 2019

Shallow Lagoon Rasdhoo Becomes Second Guesthouse in Rasdhoo to ban Single-use Plastics

Shallow Lagoon Rasdhoo has become the second Guesthouse in Alif Alif Rasdhoo to ban single-use plastics. They began their adoption of this environmental practice with the use of glass bottles.

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has also launched a campaign to minimize single-use plastics.  “With more than 280,000 plastic water bottles used daily in the Capital Male’ alone, the prevalence of plastic such as bags, bottles, and wrappers in the Maldives is at a worrying level,” said President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.


Following the example set by President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, Foreign Ministry chooses an alternative to single-use plastic, with Minister Shahid launching a campaign to minimize single-use plastic in the Maldives Foreign Affairs, in its efforts to protect and preserve the environment.