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Be part of the anti-litter movement

As an anti-litter activist in Kenya, every time I see somebody litter, I have to talk to them about it. The conversation usually starts like this: “Habari yako? Nimeona umetupa peel yako ya ndizi (ama chupa ama yoghurt) after umemalizia. Unaona kama umefanya kitu nzuri? (English: Hello? I’ve seen that you’ve thrown away your banana

By Purity Wanjohi 10 months ago
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What’s your Littering Behaviour?

Did you know that there’s a difference between litter and waste? If you didn’t, let me enlighten you. Waste is anything you don’t need anymore. The empty plastic bottle that contained the water you just drank, the wrapper that neatly tucked your sweet away from contamination or the food that remained on your plate since

By Purity Wanjohi 1 year ago
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Wanted: Less Cleanup Events.

When MSI in held its first environmental cleanup in August 2013, it had a grand mission: to inspire people to take an active role in ensuring a clean, green and beautiful environment. Monthly cleanups were seen to be the best way to do this. In January 2017, after conducting 28 cleanups with the local government

By Purity Wanjohi 1 year ago
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The debate over the garbage menace in Nairobi made news this week thanks to an interesting piece on KTN by Alex Chamwada. #NrbGarbageDebate was the top trending topic on twitter for the better part of Sunday evening till Monday night. This was quite unusual but, timely considering how Kenyans rarely talk about the environment on

By Kevin Okech 4 years ago