Tag : NEMA

NEMA shuts five companies over pollution

The exercise is meant to weed out companies discharging untreated waste water into sewer lines or the environment that mainly ends...

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Three Companies in Nairobi shut down for Toxic Emissions

The other reasons put forward were that workers at the facility did not have protective gear, lack of records of stock emissions or...

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Factories on notice over Water Pollution

Tobiko said there should be no excuse for individuals or entities to discharge waste or effluent into Lake Victoria.

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Nanyuki School to replace Asbestos Roof

Inhaling of asbestos fibres increases the risk of developing serious chronic health problems such as asbestosis, lung cancer and mesothelioma.

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Plastic Bags Ban in Kenya

As of August 28, 2017, the ban on "the use, manufacture and importation of all plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging"...

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There's need to ensure safety in Demolitions of Buildings

The demolition stage in the life cycle of a building is of the same importance as planning, design, construction and maintenance stages.

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Court upholds ban on plastic bags

A three judge bench declined to quell the gazette notice which effected the ban on plastic bags in August last year.

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Kenya: Govt Planning Plastic Bottles Take-Back Scheme

The environmental watchdog NEMA will not ban the use, manufacture, sale and importation of plastic bottles until the government comes...

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UGANDA: NEMA Clears Construction of Oil Roads

The mitigation measures included in the EIA reports include restricting of the road works to the existing road footprint to reduce...

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NEMA Reports Success in Ban on Plastic Bags

To cut off supply of the banned carrier bags to the market he says NEMA is now zeroing on Manufactures with plans to manage plastic...

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Lessons Kenya could learn from Rwanda on Plastic Bags...

Kenyans are slowly adapting to the ban. Supermarkets no longer pack goods in plastic bags, they have Eco-friendly bags which are available...

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Initiative for Safe Disposal of Expired Medicine Launched

Expired medical products can be less effective or risky due to a change in chemical composition or a decrease in strength.

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