Islanders in Kenya build recycled plastic boat to highlight pollution

A man stands on the front of Flipflopi the first dhow boat made entirely of recycled plastic during its launch ceremony on the island of Lamu, Kenya, September 15, 2018. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

LAMU, Kenya (Reuters) – Kenyan islanders have built a boat made entirely of recycled plastic collected during clean-ups of the ocean to highlight the growing menace of plastic waste that ends up in the sea. Last year, the Kenyan government imposed the world’s toughest law against plastic bags, with offenders – including producers, retailers, and […]

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