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Kenya bans single-use plastics in protected areas

Kenya will from Friday ban all single-use plastics – such as water bottles and straws – in its national parks, beaches, forests and other protected areas.

Announced a year ago, the coming into force of this measure was confirmed by the country’s Minister of Tourism, Najib Balala, in a letter sent to industrialists last week.

Three years after the ban on plastic bags – one of the strictest in the world – the new measure comes into effect on World Environment Day, Friday.

“This ban is aga…
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