A decade ago, Rwanda became an environmental pioneer by banning plastic bags and packaging — inspiring other African nations to follow suit.
Dozens of supermarket staff in Australia have been attacked by customers after single-use plastic bags were banned in supermarkets. One shopper even put his hands around a worker's throat.
Taking a long walk might not seem like an obvious way to stop plastic pollution, but one woman in India is giving it a try. And she's attracting attention.
Ironically, organic fruit and vegetables are often packaged and labeled with plastic. But such unnecessary packaging and plastic stickers could be replaced by an innovative laser mark. Will it catch on?
On this week’s eco@africa, we discover organic fertilizers in the Ivory Coast, Rwanda’s methane power station, and the Kenyan inventor keeping milk cool.
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