Without access to clean drinking water, millions of Ugandans buy water in plastic bottles, resulting in mountains of trash. In one village, women have found a way to turn the empty bottles into a building material.
From making eco-friendly coal out of banana skins to using poop to fuel cooking stoves, eco@africa has featured a host of greener alternatives to charcoal. We've picked our top five innovations.
On eco@africa, we find out why South Africa's corals are so resilient, meet the microbiologist making gowns from milk and the man promoting hybrid cars in Nigeria. Those stories and much more on this week's show!
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.
From making paper out of elephant dung to building homes with used cardboard, eco@africa has featured a range of inventive recycling ideas. Here are our top five innovations doing their bit for the environment.
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