Kenyan Govt Ditches Plans to Ban Plastic Bottles

The National Environment Management Authority had given plastic bottle manufacturers until April 31 to install collection points across the country. Negotiations are instead already at an advanced stage to initiate a take-back scheme to encourage recycling.

Environment Cabinet Secretary Judy Wakhungu (right) with chairman of Friends of Karura Karanja Njoroge during plastic clean-up in September 2017.

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