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Kenya Joins Growing Fight Against Plastic Pollution

Original story at EcoWatch• 16 mentions • 2 months ago

EcoWatch 2 months ago

 
Kenya just became the latest country to ban plastic bags. According to Environment Cabinet Secretary Judi Wakhungu, "The ministry has banned the use, manufacture and importation of all plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging." Kenya's ban follows the United Nations' new Clean Seas initiative, which has already inspired 10 governments to address plastic pollution. Indonesia has pledged to reduce marine waste by 70 percent within the next eight years, and Africa, Rwanda and Morocco have already announced bans on plastic bags, with other countries expected to sign on within a month. "Kenya should be commended for its environmental ...
 
 
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