Every year, billions of drinking straws end up in rubbish dumps — or worse in our oceans. But a German startup is trying to change that by making drinking straws that you can eat.
On this week's Eco Africa, we see how a new app is helping to find abandoned and fertile fields for farmers in Ivory Coast and learn how to turn coconut waste into charcoal in Kenya.
On this week's Eco Africa, we're looking at how a plastic bag ban in Rwanda has sparked other recycling ideas, a solar drying tent in Nigeria and pioneering stores that are taking a stand against plastic waste.
On this week's eco@africa, we bring you a special focus on plastic. We check out edible straws, shoes made from chewing gum and explore how to avoid microplastics.
On this week's eco@africa, we see the work of wastepickers in Nairobi, explore declining seagrass in Germany, and meet the snake handlers of Zimbabwe.
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