Tag: environment

James Wakibia: The Campaigner Behind Plastic Bag Ban in Kenya

James Wakibia has since been credited with starting the movement that led to Kenya’s nationwide ban on single-use plastic bags in 2017.

Govt Now Puts Polluters On Notice

He warns it is only a matter of time before they catch up with the culprits, once the framework to enforce the same being worked out by Ministries of water and Environment is out

Hefty fines for polluters

The bill will enable the ministry reach a zero waste status

Tobiko talks tough as he takes over at Environment ministry

The CS added that within the next one week, he would establish a multi- sectoral inter-agency team comprising of both State and Non-State stakeholders to audit, verify and authenticate cases of illegal logging

Lifeline for plastic bottles

NEMA had two weeks ago threatened to ban production, sale, and use of plastic bottles if manufacturers failed to install collection points by April

Plastic bottles dilemma offers key lessons

One such approach is to be implemented by the Scottish Government, which is putting in place an elaborate plan to introduce a deposit return scheme