German waste company EEW is so modern and environmentally friendly that Beijing Enterprises has just payed a lot of money for it. Employees are not worried at all about the new owners.
On this week's Eco Africa, we see how giving women land in Burkina Faso can help the environment and visit Nigerian farmers who have improved on a traditional way to dry and preserve food.
The use of plastic bags is on the decline in Germany, but the 64% decrease since 2015 doesn't go far enough for Environment Minister Svenja Schulze. Her department has drafted a bill to ban them completely.
Electronic music duo Matmos made their latest album using sounds made from plastic waste, like trash bags and even a police riot shield. Plastic Anniversary draws our attention to the terror and beauty of the material.
After a Chinese ban, a rise in plastic trash exports to Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and Philippines causes a political stink.
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