4 Countries Seek To Emulate Kenya’s Ban On Plastic Bags

Kenya has inspired four more countries to ban plastic bags. South Africa, Chile, Oman and Sri Lanka want to follow in Kenya’s footsteps. They announced new measures including plastic bags bans, marine litter and ocean pollution, when their representatives visited Nairobi last week during the United Nations Environment Assembly. “For too long, we have treated the ocean as a bottomless dumping ground for plastic, sewage and other waste,” said Erik Solheim, head of the UN Environment Programme.

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