Tag: plastic pollution
Rwanda’s bid to beat plastic pollution saw the country ban plastic bags in 2008. 10 years on, the government initiated campaigns against use of single use plastic which might be followed by a ban. How would this benefit the glass industry? For more CNBC Africa is joinedby Hemant Jeendger, Managing Director of v-plus glass industries Ltd.
The United Nations Environment Programme says about 8 million metric tonnes of plastic end up in oceans each year. Meanwhile, Lagos State is planning to establish 57 collection centres in a bid to reduce plastic pollution in the state, but will this effort be enough to curb the plastic pollution menace? Bilikiss Adebiyi Abiola, Cofounder and Former CEO of Wecyclers joins CNBC Africa for this discussion.