Millions of tons of plastic are dumped into the ocean each year. But where does it end up? A UK initiative is deploying drones to find out.
Tony Joy, founder of Durian in Nigeria, tells DW about the battle she is waging against waste in rural communities. It's an uphill fight with surprising results.
Germany is hailed worldwide as a recycling champion. But like many European countries, it actually recycles a lot less plastic packaging waste than commonly understood — with dire consequences for the environment.
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 how to rehabilitate land in South Africa with essential oils, visit Mauritania's Diawling National Park and take a seat on old repurposed oil drums.
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