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.

Kenya banned the use of plastic bags on August 28, 2017.

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