Awash with plastic bottles and lacking a law, Kenya struggles to recycle

A scavenger carries recyclable plastic materials packed in a sack at the Dandora dumping site on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya/Files

NAIROBI (Reuters) – As global concern over plastic pollution rises, corporate giants such as Coca-Cola and Unilever are pumping cash into a recycling initiative in Kenya they hope will provide a model for other developing countries. However, the voluntary scheme lacks legal backing, leaving a few companies to pick up the bill for everyone – […]

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