Here's Why Africa Should Act as a Country on Plastic Ban

Author:
AllAfrica
Publisher:
AllAfrica
Publication Date:
3 July 2018
Tags:
Africa, Climate, Environment, Oceans and Rivers

A decade ago, Rwanda banned almost all commercial uses of plastic bags and packaging - one of the world's first actions to reduce the plastic pollution that is choking oceans and the world's food supplies. Now some 16 African countries either ban or tax plastic bags...


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