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Nairobi River Reels Under the Weight of Trashsystem exists, as in most informal settlements, the dwellers discharge their wa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
system exists, as in most informal settlements, the dwellers discharge their waste directly into the river. In 2008, the National Environment Management Authority identified over 4,000 structures within 30 metres of the riparian reserve to be... Read more
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Nairobi Garbage Collectors Feel the Pinch of Plastic Bags Bansentiments with the garbage collectors. He welcomed the plastic bags ban annou
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
sentiments with the garbage collectors. He welcomed the plastic bags ban announced by Environment CS Judi Wakhungu and the National Environment Management Authority. The City County government employee who has worked at the dumpsite for 17 years... Read more
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World Urged to Follow Kenya's Lead in Ban on Plastic Bagsbags by 2022. "Kenya and more than 40 countries are acting now to help meet th
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bags by 2022. "Kenya and more than 40 countries are acting now to help meet this goal," the Times says. On Tuesday, the National Environment Management Authority (Nema) warned that anyone found carrying the banned plastic bags will be... Read more
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Nema Warns Travellers Against Throwing Litter on HighwaysBy Magdalene Wanja and Peter Mburu The National Environment Management Authori
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
By Magdalene Wanja and Peter Mburu The National Environment Management Authority (Nema) has warned travellers, especially those on long-distance journeys, against littering highways. The Nema board says the authority will be monitoring and... Read more
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Creating the right environment: From 'roadblock ministry' to 'ease of business'the umbrella law should create — Environmental Laws Management Act (ELMA) — to
dna / Posted 13 days ago
the umbrella law should create — Environmental Laws Management Act (ELMA) — to enable creation of the institutions NEMA (National Environment Management Authority) and SEMA (State Environment Management Authority). The ministry is also in the... Read more
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Finally, Kenya Effects Ban on Plastic Bagswaste, including medical waste and chemicals and regular waste garbage bin line
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
waste, including medical waste and chemicals and regular waste garbage bin liners, are also exempt from the ban," the National Environment Management Authority (Nema) said in a statement. The Environment Ministry has announced hefty penalties... Read more
17d
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Leaders in Oil Rich Districts Want a Special Fund to Monitor Oil and Gas Activitiesto do their work. However Ms Aijuka Sarah, the Environmental Monitoring Office
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
to do their work. However Ms Aijuka Sarah, the Environmental Monitoring Officer in charge of Oil and Gas at the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) explained that the authority is already drafting the National Oil Spill... Read more
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Leaders Battle to Save Biguli Wetland From Degradationit dries up," Betubiza adds. Dr Daniel Babikwa, the director of district suppo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
it dries up," Betubiza adds. Dr Daniel Babikwa, the director of district support coordination and public education at the National Environment Management Authority (Nema), says wetlands are one of the many natural features that influence 40 per... Read more
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MPs Ask Govt to Emulate Kenya, Rwanda and Ban Plastic Bagskaveera. Addressing the media on Wednesday, 06 September 2017, the Chairperson
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
kaveera. Addressing the media on Wednesday, 06 September 2017, the Chairperson of the Committee, Alex Byarugaba said that National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) had failed on its part to implement the ban, even with the law in... Read more
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KAM Wants Export Zone Firms Exempted From Polythene Banzone (EPZ) factories, saying it is crippling sales. The Kenya Association of M
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
zone (EPZ) factories, saying it is crippling sales. The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has written to the National Environment Management Authority (Nema) arguing that the ban should not apply to EPZ firms since the destination... Read more
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Firms to Be Surcharged in War on Plastic Bagsfound dumped will be surcharged, the national environmental agency has said. I
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
found dumped will be surcharged, the national environmental agency has said. In an interview with the Nation on Sunday, National Environment Management Authority (Nema) director-general Geoffrey Wahungu said the agency will enforce the... Read more
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Mubende's Gold EvictionsIsabalija, Edwards Kato, the Director at the Directorate of Geological Survey a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Isabalija, Edwards Kato, the Director at the Directorate of Geological Survey and Mines alongside officials from the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA). Lokeris said the government's decision is aimed at trying to re-organise... Read more
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Nema Bungled Plastic Bag Ban CampaignA day after the polythene bag ban took effect, the National Environment Managem
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
A day after the polythene bag ban took effect, the National Environment Management Authority (Nema) was fire-fighting. The trending headlines online were about the authority denying having shut down plastic-manufacturing plants, saying it had not... Read more
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Factories Shut Down as Workers Protest Plastic Banto intervene. Their procession snaked its way from Industrial Area, where most
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
to intervene. Their procession snaked its way from Industrial Area, where most of the companies are located, to the National Environment Management Authority (Nema) headquarters on Popo Road. Most of the factories closed shop on Monday when... Read more
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Packaging Material Shortage Looms in Plastics Banthe ban on plastic bags that came into force on Monday. The Kenya Association
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
the ban on plastic bags that came into force on Monday. The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) said that while the National Environment Management Authority (Nema) had allowed the manufacture, importation and use of plastic bags for primary... Read more
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25d
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Police, County Askaris Accused of Extortion After Plastic Banparts of Nakuru and Nyandarua have been accused of extorting money from residen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
parts of Nakuru and Nyandarua have been accused of extorting money from residents following the ban of plastic bags by the National Environment Management Authority (Nema). This is despite a clarification by Nema on Tuesday that it had not... Read more
26d
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Sonko to Provide Eco-Friendly Bags for Waste Disposal in Nairobibags that are 100 per cent biodegradable, alongside key sector players includin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
bags that are 100 per cent biodegradable, alongside key sector players including the Ministry of Environment and the National Environment Management Authority," he said. He explained that this will not only provide thousands of jobs for our... Read more
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26d
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Nema Denies Claims Police Searching Cars for Plastic BagsThe National Environment Management Authority (Nema) has defended itself agains
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
The National Environment Management Authority (Nema) has defended itself against claims doing rounds on social media that it has started carrying out swoops in cars on order to confiscate polythene bags. On Monday, the first day that the ban on... Read more
26d
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Shoppers Switch to Bio-Friendly Bags as Ban on Plastic Startsspot-check showed nearly every retail outlet in Nairobi was packaging goods in
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
spot-check showed nearly every retail outlet in Nairobi was packaging goods in biodegradable materials as demanded by the National Environment Management Authority (Nema). Unlike the polythene bags which customers used to get for free, shoppers... Read more
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26d
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Nema to Ensure Compliance With Plastic Bags BanNairobi — The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has kicked off a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Nairobi — The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has kicked off an operation countrywide to ascertain if retailers and manufacturers have adhered to the plastic bags ban that took effect Sunday midnight. NEMA officials in collaboration... Read more
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Why Kenyans Must Dispose of Plastic Bagshouse, please declare it to the municipal authorities," said Environment Princi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
house, please declare it to the municipal authorities," said Environment Principal Secretary Charles Sunkuli on Thursday. National Environment Management Authority Director-General Geoffrey Wahungu said Nema would give alternative collection... Read more
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28d
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Carry Reusable Bags to Shops, Buyers Told Ahead of Banwith a similar message, that shoppers should get reusable bags "at a small fee"
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
with a similar message, that shoppers should get reusable bags "at a small fee" or they should bring their own. The National Environment Management Authority (Nema) also stepped up its campaign with a text message to the majority of Kenyan... Read more
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Drop-Off Points for Polythene Bags as Monday Ban Loomshouse, please declare it to the municipal authorities," said Environment Princi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
house, please declare it to the municipal authorities," said Environment Principal Secretary Charles Sunkuli on Thursday. National Environment Management Authority Director-General Geoffrey Wahungu said Nema would give alternative collection... Read more
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Plastic Bag Ban Won't Be Used to Harass People - AgencyNairobi — The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has assured Keny
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
Nairobi — The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has assured Kenyans that the ban on plastic carrier bags will not be used to harass Kenyans. Geoffrey Wahungu, the NEMA Director General while speaking at a panel discussion before the... Read more

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