Reflecting on Kenya’s single-use plastic bag ban three years on

Children flip through the air as they play on dumped plastic materials amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) within Kibera slums in Nairobi, Kenya June 7, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RC2E4H90JIZ3

Professor Judi Wakhungu says wanton littering remains a part of Kenya’s culture irrespective of socio-economic status. Image: REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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The Flipflopi boat is made of 10 tonnes of discarded plastic, including 30,000 flip-flops, and is helping to raise awareness of plastic pollution in the ocean. Image: The Flipflopi
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