Homes in Soweto used to be cheap. But as more people move into the township near Johannesburg, affordable homes are becoming rare. One startup is on a mission to build sustainable homes from recycled building rubble.
This week on Eco Africa we see how to turn barrels into efficient composters for people in the city, visit new sustainable homes in one of South Africa's townships and see how one island is preparing for rising waters.
A young entrepreneur is constructing eco-brick homes to help solve a housing shortage in a township in Johannesburg, South Africa's largest city.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out the humpback whale’s resurgence off South Africa's coast, a company turning discarded fish skin into leather, and an innovator who built a school out of trash.
On this week's Eco Africa, we see how architects and engineers in Senegal are making buildings with bricks made of soil not concrete, and follow rangers in Uganda's Murchison Falls National Park.
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