Ministry pushes for circular economy to improve waste management

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The CS noted that the challenge with using the circular economy as a way to manage waste is the need for a mindset shift. As such, she said, the ministry will sensitise relevant authorities to help in educating the people.

In partnership with county governments, the CS further said, the ministry is in the process of developing an intergovernmental framework for coordination and engagement between the ministry and the Council of Governors.

“Some of the discussions we are engaging in are on the need to mainstream the area of taxes and levies to support waste collectors and avoid double taxation,” she said.

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