30 Aug '17, 12pm

Kenya enacts world's toughest plastic bag ban

Kenya enacts world's toughest plastic bag ban

On land, plastic bag waste is wreaking particular havoc on Kenyan livestock operations given that cattle often graze on pastures strewn with bag waste. Many cows inevitably ingest the bags, making for a more precarious situation when it comes time for them to be processed for meat consumption. Veterinarian Mbuthi Kinyanjui tells Reuters that single cows in Nairobi slaughterhouses have had up to 20 bags removed from their stomachs. "This is something we didn't get 10 years ago, but now it's almost on a daily basis," he says.

Full article: https://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/recycling/blogs/kenya-enact...

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