Tag : Plastic bags

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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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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Opinion: Let's Beat Plastic pollution

The major concern on plastic bag pollution is that plastic bags are usually manufactured for single use

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Meet James Wakibia the Campaigner behind the Plastic...

In 2015, Wakibia started a social media campaign to call for a ban on plastics. The campaign soon won the support of Kenya's CS for...

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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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No more Plastic Bottles in Karura Forest

The prohibition applies to the polyethylene terephthalate disposable water bottles commonly used by bottlers or any other plastic...

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NEMA-KAM Joint Committee on Plastic Bags Formed

According to NEMA, the manufacture, importation and use of plastic bags for primary industrial packaging and garbage collection were...

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