Nigeria Gets Tough on Plastics

The country is looking long and hard at prohibiting the use, manufacture and importation of plastic bags for commercial and household packaging as global awareness about the damage caused by plastic in rivers and marine ecosystems grows.

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

Microplastic poses a growing threat in oceans and other aquatic habitats.

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