23-06-2017 by redazione
Plastic bag banning, the Kenya Ministry of the Environment is serious about it.
After announcing the total ban on plastic bags for August 28, he has now published fines and penalties for those who do not respect the law.
Severe penis: 4 million shillings (about 35,000 euros) fine or 4 years imprisonment for those who will be found in plastic bags or companies that will use it.
Environment Minister Judy Wakhungu, in announcing the planned punishment, has recognized that it is extreme solutions and hopes that it should never be applied.
There will be no doubt an awareness campaign and for at least a year the customs entry will be monitored in order not to bring in bags and plastic bags.
Meanwhile, as provided by the Government, local businesses will produce baskets and bags with recycled or ecological materials.
Choosing Kenya, which will be the second African country to ban plastic after Rwanda, is the first step to reducing waste toxicity, which is one of the emerging problems of the country.
From September 2017 no more plastic bags in Kenya.
Great news for environmental protection.
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The country's environmental change was decided six months ago, on February 28, 2017, and should be operational by next Monday.
No police searches or police sanctions in Kenya for plastic bags.
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by Leni Frau
Kill two birds with one stone.
There will certainly be a similar saying in kiswahili to say that at times not only can they solve the problems, but maybe they solve two at the same time, with a common action.
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