Fashion brand Ecoalf is trying to reduce the millions of tons of plastic waste reaching oceans annually by working with local fishermen to collect trash in the Mediterranean. They then "upcycle" the waste into new goods.
A year ago, Kenya banned plastic bags and introduced the toughest rules in the book to punish anyone caught making, selling or using them. Have these measures worked?
Fashion firms are tapping into growing public outrage at plastic pollution by offering snazzy garments made from old water bottles and other waste. But will it catch on — and can it make a difference?
Join us in western Uganda and see how to turn elephant dung into paper, see how scientists are trying to save Madagascar’s lemurs and learn about upcycling waste from the Mediterranean. All this and more!
Every year, we humans produce over 310 million tons of plastic. Unfortunately, just a fraction of it gets recycled. Now a designer from Holland has come up with a way for anyone to turn plastic waste into new products.
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