Rethinking plastics: Role of policies in resolving East Africa’s waste
Saturday March 30 2013
The clash between policy, business and public interests remains a huge challenge for governments who are now spending sleepless nights trying to find a solution to the plastics waste menace.
While plastic waste is a source of livelihood to some, to activists it is an environmental and health hazard. For regional governments, the clash between policy, business and public interests remains a huge challenge.
Environmental regulators in East Africa want plastics banned due to their negative impact on soils and natural ecosystems.