Most tires have to be changed regularly, long before the rubber starts to crumble and becomes a safety issue. But rubber is extremely durable and has great recycling potential — from rubber mats to rainproof bags.
Single-use masks, gloves and bottles of sanitizer shielding us from the spread of COVID-19 are ending up on the streets, in the seas and among wildlife.
This week on Eco Africa we look into the impact of global textile production for the fashion industry, visit a clothing bank helping women in South Africa and see how to make hair extensions out of natural sisal.
This week's Eco Africa is a special edition on eco-friendly businesses. From recycled batteries in Ghana to compost toilets in Germany, we explore the startups proving that it pays to be green.
The Hanseatic city wants to be a trailblazer in developing tourism of the future. It's to be environmentally aware, as climate-neutral as possible and enable authentic travel experiences. But is it all just a nice idea?
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