Ten years ago, 50,000 people in Estonia came together to collect waste. It was the beginning of a worldwide movement. Every year on the third Saturday in September, people in 150 countries across the world collect waste.
The EU says it wants to push ahead with a circular economy in the Baltic Sea region. But without concrete incentives and funding, the project may lack muscles, an EU conference in Gdansk heard.
Trash is piling up in France, hidden in plain sight across the suburbs and the countryside. Starting this year, the government is taking action against the dozens of illegal dumps polluting its territory.
Germany bounced back to winning ways to claim top spot in Group C after a hard-fought win over Northern Ireland. Marcel Halstenberg and Serge Gnabry both struck in the second half in Belfast.
Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, Zihlo presents environmental issues and solutions in southern Africa.
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