Rwanda becomes the first African country to ban all single-use plastics

RWANDA – Rwanda becomes the first country in East Africa to issue a complete ban on all single-use plastics a move that goes hand in hand with the country’s commitment of environmental protection. Single-use plastics […]

South Africa mulls introduction of new policy on single-use plastics

SOUTH AFRICA – The government of South Africa is considering the introduction of a new policy meant to combat the use of single-use plastics as well as their disposal and management. According to the environment […]

Rwanda’s parliament approves ban of single-use plastics

RWANDA – Rwanda’s parliament has passed a draft law prohibiting the manufacture, importation, use and sale of single-use plastic items in the country, a move that reiterates commitment to environmental protection. Single-use plastics are used […]

Rwanda’s manufacturers seek more time to phase out single-use plastics

RWANDA – Rwanda manufacturers have called for more time to phase out single-use plastics following concerns that the time limit provided would heavily impact on their performance. This follows the Rwandan cabinet’s approval of a […]

Rwanda makes strides to banning single use plastics

RWANDA – Rwanda’s cabinet has approved a draft law that seeks to impose a ban on the use of single use of plastics, a move that retaliates the country’s commitment in environmental protection, reports New […]