Making conventional paper means cutting down trees, but recycled paper often contains toxic chemicals. A German company has found a greener alternative by making paper out of grass!
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out recultivating a climate-resilient supergrain in Mali, a Ugandan teen activist championing tree planting, and Zimbabwe's all-female anti-poaching squad.
The best plastic is the kind that is never generated in the first place, the second best is recycled. EU plans for a circular economy stipulate increased recycling rates, but that alone won't solve the plastic crisis.
This week on Eco Africa we see how a program is giving the younger generation in South Africa their environmental voice and visit locals along the Senegal River who are turning typha into thatched roofs and cooking fuel.
A draft proposal seen by German media suggests the EU is planning on pumping billions into its shattered auto industry. However, the aid would be contingent on promoting "cleaner cars."
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