Plastic Ban Here to Stay, Kenyan Court Rules
According to a three-judge bench, the government did not violate any rights in imposing the ban and there was no evidence to prove that there was increased cost of packaging or a health risk as a result. Kenya began the journey of being plastic bags free following the total ban on all plastic bags by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources in August, 2017.
Nation, 27 June 2018
The ban on plastic bags is here to stay, the Environment and Lands Court has ruled. Read more »
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 22 June 2018
Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of $40,000 Read more »
Nation, 18 May 2018
The Kenya Association of Manufacturer (Kam) in partnership with the Ministry of Environment and the National Environment Management Authority (Nema) have announced a cooperation… Read more »
Nation, 14 June 2018
Last August, Kenya imposed a plastic bag ban which at the time was loudly applauded. Read more »
Nairobi News, 26 June 2018
Supermarkets that charge shoppers for carrier bags will soon start paying a fee to Nairobi County Government. Read more »
Nation, 10 June 2018
President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged global powers to take a leading role in controlling plastics and saving marine life. Read more »
Kenya banned the use of plastic bags on August 28, 2017.