Kenya has toughtest plastic bag ban

Kenya officially has the world’s toughest plastic-bag ban: importing, making, or selling plastic bags will now be punishable by fines of around $20,000 (the number varies in reporting between $19,000 to $38,000) or up to 4 years in jail.

The New York Times offers more details at https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/28/world/africa/kenya-plastic-bags-ban.html. And the BBC has more info at http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-41069853.

For travelers, your duty-free plastic bags will need to be left at the airport upon arrival.

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