The Single Use Plastic Ban Infographic

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With Kenya being one of the fastest-growing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, the landfill menace is expected to expand faster, posing both environmental and health risks to the country and its people. If well implemented, the ban on single-use plastics that took effect on Kenya’s protected areas in June 2020, will profit public health, tourism and agriculture, among others. This is by ensuring a cleaner environment with less plastic pollution, a factor beneficial not only to human health, but also to biodiversity and will make Kenya’s tourism destinations more appealing for both domestic and foreign travelers.

The Single Use Plastic Ban Infographic by Sustainable Inclusive Business highlights factual information, milestones achieved in Kenya, the list of banned items and proposed alternatives, challenges facing the industry as well as existing opportunities to innovate.