Tanzania start-up Dunia Designs is turning plastic waste collected from the streets of Arusha into stylish sofas, desks, seats and cushions that are going down a storm with businesses, schools and property developers.
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.
The Bauhaus buildings in Weimar and Dessau may be monuments, but they are by no means relics of a bygone era. Relying on the Bauhaus pioneering spirit, they are used today for teaching and research based on fresh ideas.
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African masks have a history almost as long as the continent to which they belong, but an artist in Ghana has given them a whole new twist by making them out of waste. Meet the inimitable Ed Franklin Gavua.
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Meet a man who's doing his bit for the environment by digging holes in urban India. It might sound unlikely, but it's helping to prevent both flooding and drought. Welcome to the world of the recharge well.
Africans are no strangers to mobile apps. In fact, apps big and small have made a difference in the lives of many people across the continent — from rural villages to the traffic-clogged streets of megacities.
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.
On this week's eco@africa, a 'Ghetto Wardrobe' made from recycled rubber and plastic, a sanctuary for lost birds in South Africa and Cameroon's first eco-friendly car wash.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
The world may not be able to make necessary changes in time to limit rapid global temperature rise, the UN climate panel has warned. Existing emissions must also be captured and stored. Norway thinks it has the answer.
Are you looking for engaging ways to explain complex environmental issues to high school children? Global Ideas learning packs are full of ideas and guidance.
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.
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