This startup produces disposable tableware with a difference: it’s totally biodegradable. The plates, bowls and cutlery are made from wheat bran — the hard outer layers of the grain left over during the milling process.
Racing to meet an EU recycling target, the waste market in Poland is booming. But Warsaw is increasingly fed up with illegally imported foreign waste, much of it from the UK.
On this week's eco@africa, meet the man leading Africa’s delegation to the COP 24 climate summit in Poland. Plus: the solar suitcases lighting up Kenyan classrooms and the invention bringing biogas to Moroccan farmers.
Contaminated crude oil from Russia is clogging the main delivery route for several EU countries. Belarus, Poland and Germany are particularly affected and the real financial consequences are still completely unclear.
A survey of a leading price comparison platform shows that banks in Germany are most keen on granting credit to Greeks living in Germany. But native Germans come a close second, way ahead of people from other nations.
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