Principé has launched an initative encouraging locals to trade 50 discarded plastic bottles for a reusable aluminium one. The island is hoping to be largely plastic free by 2020.
This week on Eco Africa we visit a designer turning waste into sustainable fashion, see how a water shortage is impacting farmers in Tunisia and watch as professional divers clean up one of Egypt's amazing coral reefs.
This week on Eco Africa we visit Senkelle Swayne's Hartebeest Sanctuary in Ethiopia, learn how to make art by recycling old mobile phones and meet Modou Fall, a tireless anti-plastic campaigner in Senegal.
This week on Eco Africa we learn how to turn plastic trash into marble, follow a conservation group saving rhinos from becoming the target of poachers and meet an artist who uses his work to campaign for the oceans.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out how South Africa's biggest bird reserve is struggling with the impact of the corona crisis, slam dunking the junk in Senegal and turning plastic waste into face masks in Uganda.
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