A women's cooperative in Burkina Faso is combining female empowerment with eco protection: it employs around 100 women, providing them with training and an income, to turn plastic waste into new goods such as bags.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out Burkina Faso's efforts to plug the electricity gap with renewable energy, recycling waste oil and reinventing mobility.
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 reforesting Senegal's coastline to tackle erosion, see how to build plastic roads in South Africa and we meet the Gambia's recycling queen.
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.
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