Lomé start-up Woelab upcycles e-waste into new products. We join them as they talk to high-school students about how to get the most out of limited resources and promote a clean environment.
Kenya generates over 44,000 tons of electronic waste (e-waste) each year — items such as old laptops and phones that end up polluting the environment. There is no law regulating such waste. Rhoda Odhiambo reports.
On this week's eco@africa, we check out an innovative net that harvests water from fog, visit one of the largest ape conservation projects in Africa, and meet an eco hero trying to save Nigeria's wildlife.
Cities hold tons of materials that can be reused — and doing so can address over-exploitation of scarce natural resources. From buildings to electronic waste, we are surrounded by value. So how does urban mining work?
Despite initial skepticism, the Eco-Schools initiative is gaining momentum in Ghana. Students get hands-on experience with sustainability, such as waste management — crucial in a land where it's practically non-existent.
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