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  • New guidelines for the production of packaging paper published by KEBS

    Posted on :Wednesday , 30th June 2021

    The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has accepted new guidelines for Kraft paper production.


    The guidelines detail the sample and testing criteria for Kraft paper used in the packaging of fatty, oily foods as well as dry foods like sugar and flour, as well as bread bags, shopping bags, wrappings, and laminates.


    “Kraft paper is suggested f. . .

  • In Kenya the world's first boat built of recycled plastic sets sail.

    Posted on :Thursday , 27th May 2021

    The 'Flipflopi vessel' is the world's first recycled plastic ship.


    It will set sail on Lake Victoria in Kenya to launch a plastic pollution awareness campaign.


    During the journey, the boat, which is made entirely of recycled plastic, will go through three East African countries with the help of the UN Environment Programme's (UNEP) clean seas programme. . .

  • Apple's innovative fiber-based packaging is assisting in the conservation of Kenya's Savanna

    Posted on :Friday , 23rd April 2021

    Apple unveiled the Restore Fund, a first-of-its-kind carbon removal programme that will invest in forestry projects to extract carbon from the environment while also providing a financial return to investors. Apple's $200 million fund, which was launched in collaboration with American non-profit Conservation International and multi-national investment firm Goldman Sachs, aims to remove at least. . .

  • Kenyan Entrepreneur moulds unwanted Plastic into Bricks

    Posted on :Tuesday , 30th March 2021

    Plastic waste from factories and businesses is turned into extremely powerful paving bricks by a Nairobi-based social enterprise.


    Nzambi Matee founded Gjenge Makers after becoming frustrated with how little was being done to address the pressing issue of plastic pollution in her country.


    Her and her team were named Young Champions of the Earth for 2020 by t. . .

  • KEB publishes new rules for environmentally-friendly paper packaging

    Posted on :Friday , 5th March 2021

    New standards for Kraft paper processing have been accepted by Kenya's Bureau of Standards (KEBs).


    The guidelines define the sampling and testing criteria for Kraft paper used in the packaging of greasy and oily foods, as well as dry foods like sugar and flour, bread bags, shopping bags, wrappings, and laminates.


    The new guidelines specify grease or oil res. . .


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