#434 — Banning Plastic Bags — April 14, 2017

A dumping site in Nairobi choking with plastic shopping bags. PHOTO | FILE |  NATION MEDIA GROUP On March 15, Kenya’s Environment and Natural Resources Cabinet Secretary, Judi Wakhungu, announced that effective in September Kenya would ban plastic bags – again. The government tried to ban plastic bags in 2005, 2007 and 2011. Each time it failed because of lobbying READ MORE