Waste disposal is one of the major challenges in large African cities. But in one Nairobi slum, some guardian angels have come up with a solution that gets rid of the trash – and provides hot food for locals, at the same time.
Big companies including Coca-Cola and Danone have signed a new global commitment to tackle the plastic waste problem. Mere greenwashing, or can such pledges make a difference in the fight against plastic pollution?
This film could turn our image of Africa upside down: Creative start-ups, from Nairobi to Kumasi, are developing technical innovations that are inspiring the world.
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 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.
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