The Ministry of Environment and Forestry has finished the development of the Extended Producer Responsibility Regulations 2022. This brief, developed ...

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Gov’t Endorses Elimination Of Problematic Plastics

Dr Ayub Macharia, officially launching the Priority List

The Kenya Plastics Pact (KPP) has published a list of problematic and unnecessary plastic items to be eliminated in Kenya. This adds to the already ex...

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Government Endorses Elimination of Problematic Plastics by the Kenya Plastics Pact

Dr Ayub Macharia, officially launching the Priority List

Nairobi, Kenya – 15th November 2022: The Kenya Plastics Pact has published a list of problematic and unnecessary plastic items to be eliminated ...

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COP27: Public-Private Action for a Circular Economy in Kenya

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There is an urgency to translate conversations and commitments at both the COP27 in Egypt and the just concluded Circular Economy Conference in Nairob...

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EcoFlow: Your eco-friendly, innovative, off-grid energy solution


Rising energy prices are forcing people to seek alternative sources of this important commodity that fuels many activities in homes and offices. Given...

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5 lessons from Closed Loop Partners’ challenge to reinvent retail bags

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The single-use plastic retail bag is a highly visible symbol of our incumbent linear, take-make-waste system: these bags are used for an average of 12...

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COP27: World leaders agree to talk about paying for loss and damage

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“Funding arrangements responding to loss and damage” has been included for the first time in an agenda agreed upon by the global community for the COP...

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Plastic waste may be acidifying our oceans, scientists speculate

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The trillions of pieces of plastic currently roving through the global ocean are known to be an assault on life. Turtles get tangled up in discarded p...

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Kepsa launches private sector strategy on climate change


Kenya Private Sector Alliance (Kepsa) has launched a strategy on climate change solutions. This comes just days ahead of the COP27 slated for between ...

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Should we give plastic credits a chance?


Welcome to the second of my two-part series on waste management in India. If you missed the first part on challenges, I suggest giving that a quick re...

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