Recycle Up! Ghana (RUG) is an African-German initiative that works with Ghanaian schools to tackle the waste problem in the country. Collected and cleaned trash is sold to a local recycling company.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Germany is hailed worldwide as a recycling champion. But like many European countries, it actually recycles a lot less plastic packaging waste than commonly understood — with dire consequences for the environment.
On this week's eco@africa, we check out a snake farm in Kenya, an app cutting food waste in Zimbabwe and meet an entrepreneur in Ghana who is turning organic waste into biogas. All this and much more!
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.
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