A former Cameroonian football legend has started a project of turning trash into innovation. Roger Milla has already laid the foundation stone of a plant that will specialize in plastic recycling. The project could create more than 2000 jobs.
On this week's eco@africa, we sip green wine in South Africa, learn how soda cans can be turned into cooking pots and see how a group is trying to protect the world's last three white rhinos.
In environmental circles, plastic waste is a much-talked about issue, but a recent beach clean-up in the Philippines revealed big businesses have to play a bigger role in cutting down on the ubiquitous packaging.
Styrofoam pollution is a serious problem in Zimbabwe. The government is set to ban the ubiquitous material for use in food containers and to promote greener alternatives. But not everyone is happy with the move.
In Malta, experts from around the world have come together at an EU-hosted conference to seek measures to protect our oceans. The conference's aim is to establish concrete projects worldwide. Will they succeed?
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