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Life without Plastic bags: Lessons from Rwanda

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The debate on banning plastic materials in East Africa, and by extension some countries across the world, had been heating up for some time. It got extreme to the extent that blocs and global associations took to their Assemblies to have leeway to the impasse.

And in East Africa, the debate was deeper, cognizant of the ripple effects brought about by the use of such materials. Picture this scenario.

You’ve just rushed into a supermarket to buy a bottle of water, yoghurt and some few snacks. After paying for the products, each is individually wrapped in small plastic bags before the contents are all loaded into one larger plastic bag. You dash into a waiting taxi and is driven away.

 

 

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