UN's Report on Single-use Plastics

Plastic has its advantages. However there are significant negative consequences linked to the production and use of single-use plastic bags, straws, cans, etc. The recent report by the United Nations Environment Programme gives very interesting insight. In Africa, several countries including Kenya and Rwanda have banned the production, distribution and use of plastic bags.

Source: UNEP (2018). SINGLE-USE PLASTICS: A Roadmap for Sustainability