With a population of more than a billion, India generates a huge amount of waste. Little of it is recycled. A number of start-ups are developing ways to tackle the problem.
The amount of plastic waste in the oceans keeps increasing. The EU wants to counteract this by banning various products — but a truly effective solution calls for very different measures, says Felix Steiner.
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.
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.
European lawmakers have approved measures to reduce plastics polluting seas and oceans. A proposed ban targets the top 10 single-use plastic products that litter Europe's beaches.
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