The Kenya Plastics Pact (KPP), led by Sustainable Inclusive Business Kenya, was launched on 7th October 2021 to bring the whole plastics value chain together and build collective solutions to plastic waste and pollution. This includes businesses, recyclers, plastic producers, the government and the informal waste sector, which is responsible for collecting and sorting the majority of material that is recycled in Kenya.
In line with all of the pacts in the Plastics Pact Network, KPP has set common targets for a circular economyA systems solution framework that tackles global challenges like climate change, biodiversity loss, waste, and pollution. It is based on three principles, driven by design: eliminate waste and pollution, circulate products and materials (at their highest value), and regenerate nature. for plastic.
KPP members will work together towards the following 2030 targets:
Eliminate unnecessary or problematic single-use plastic packaging items through redesign, innovation, and reuseThe repeated use of a product or component for its intended purpose without significant modification. delivery models.
100% of plastic packaging to be reusable or recyclable.
40% of plastic packaging is effectively recycled.
15% average recycled content across all plastic packaging.