In a megacity like Lagos, car tires often end up as waste on the city's streets. Olamide Ayeni, founder of local initiatve Pearle Recyclers, is trying to salvage beauty from the rubbish heap by using the material to create furniture.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how volcanic rocks are offering a greener alternative to damaging charcoal cooking, we meet an artist turning fruit waste into art and learn how to recycle wind turbines.
On this week’s eco@africa, we discover organic fertilizers in the Ivory Coast, Rwanda’s methane power station, and the Kenyan inventor keeping milk cool.
People buy, consume and then discard. But can you imagine a reality where the concept of waste had no meaning? That's behind the growing "cradle to cradle" movement.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how invasive tree species in South Africa are being turned into furniture, Ethiopia’s quest for the super chicken and how a Kenyan island is protecting their shores from plastic waste.
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