Manufacturers launch campaign to enhance plastic bottle waste management awareness in schools
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) and Wildlife Clubs of Kenya launched a joint initiative geared towards raising awareness on issues of plastic bottle waste management to younger generations on 1st February 2019. The project is intended to influence perceptions on littering, reusing and recycling of plastic bottle waste.
Through this initiative, KAM through Wildlife Clubs of Kenya will tour Nairobi institutions to champion plastic bottle waste management and encourage the students to be environmental champions.
Speaking at the launch held at Moi Avenue Primary school Nairobi, Chief Administrative Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Mr. Mohammed Elmi encouraged students to take ownership of every single plastic bottle they use and ensure its proper disposal is maintained.
KAM Vice Chairman Mr Mucai Kunyiha reiterated the industry’s commitment to pursue all avenues of engagement with the general public including the youth and students.