Nema bungled plastic bag ban campaign - Daily Nation

A woman carries recommended shopping bags in Nairobi on August 28, 2017 the day when the ban on plastic bags took effect. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. Environment CS Judi Wakhungu gazetted the ban on February ...

Draconian bans will not banish our plastic self-loathing - Financial Times

My local shop has a plastic bag problem. It is fanatically keen on giving them away, even for the most insubstantial purchases. Attempts to refuse are met with polite resistance. “Just a small bag, sir?” the shopkeeper once pleaded, like a pusher ...

Feature: Livestock farmers in Kenya happy with ban on plastic bags - Xinhua

NAIROBI, Aug. 31 (Xinhua) -- Joseph Malenya, a dairy farmer in Kakamega, western Kenya, knows too well the pain of losing a high-yielding cow. And the agony is more severe when such a highly-priced dairy animal dies from a cause that is preventable.

Kenya enacts world's toughest plastic bag ban - DeathRattleSports.com

Kenya continues to face a slew of formidable challenges as the economy of this East African nation — home to upwards of 48 million people, most of them living in deep poverty — grows at a furious clip. But none of these large-scale issues have been ...

Which countries are outlawing single use plastic? - Pebble Magazine (blog)

Can we get a round of applause for both Kenya and Costa Rica who in the last few weeks have announced progressive and eco-friendly laws that ban some sort or all single use plastic. Let's take a look. This week Kenya started its ban on plastic bags.

Kenya pledges dialogue with manufacturers to end row over plastic ban - Xinhua

NAIROBI, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) -- The Kenyan government on Wednesday reiterated its commitment to hold dialogue with manufacturers to end stalemate over enforcement of a plastic ban. Director General of National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) ...

Kenya just banned plastic bags —and the fine is up to $38000 and jail time - Business Insider

kenya plastic bags waste A woman recycles plastic bags from a river near the Dondora dumpsite close to the capital Nairobi, Kenya on March 17, 2015. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Reuters. Plastic bags have become an epidemic in Kenya, but as of today ...