The ban on manufacture, import, use and handling of plastic carrier bags in Kenya took effect late last year in one of the highlights of the year in the conservation world that has registered a high degree of success.
But a colleague shared with me images of a storm drain in Ongata Rongai, 20km southwest of Nairobi, which was blocked by plastic bottles.
It had just rained. In there were water, soda, juice and milk bottles, obviously thrown about by the public and neighbouring shops, eateries and bars.
Welcome to another epic battle. And it will not be easy. Read More