Visitors to national parks, beaches, forests and conservation areas will not be allowed to carry disposable plates, cups, straws, spoons, forks and water bottles, which are considered major environmental pollutants. Kenya outlawed the use of plastics carrier bags in 2016 and has been considering extending the ban to other single-use products.
Kenyatta Bans Single-Use Plastics in Beaches, Forests
Nairobi News, 6 June 2019
President Uhuru Kenyatta has banned the usage of single-use plastic products in all protected areas as Kenya seeks to curb plastics hazard. Read more »
Uhuru Kenyatta Bans Single-Use Plastic Products in Parks, Beaches
Nation, 6 June 2019
President Uhuru Kenyatta has banned the usage of single-use plastic products in all protected areas as Kenya seeks to curb plastics hazard, just two years after the country banned… Read more »
Kenya and Rwanda are the only East African Community member states that have banned plastic carrier bags, and Nairobi wants Uganda, Tanzania and Burundi to join them. Read more »
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 ... Read more »
Plastic bags are not the problem, consumer behaviour is, the Kenya Association of Manufacturers has said in response to a government ban on bags. Read more »
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