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Plastic waste has become a very complicated problem to solve, due to legal, environmental and international complexities that arise when dealing with issues related to compacting the harmful effect on health and environment, in Africa the problem is hard to solve, because there is no effective legislation and laws applied to oblige beneficiaries of production to recycle a fixed percentage of the total production of plastics, to reduce the impacts on marine life and wildlife. This paper draws attention to the alarming figures on the amount of plastic produced and the impact on the environment, in order to raise awareness among the African citizen to do their role through governmental and non-governmental bodies to make a change and solutions in real life for a better future free from plastic waste damage in the life of the next generations, this paper ends with a summary and recommendations for the policy and decision maker, and environmental activist to face the situations.