A recycling company in Mexico is exploiting the nation’s growing mounds of plastic waste to bring low-cost housing to millions of people who live in extreme poverty.
Plastic, plastic everywhere: littering our beaches, swirling into a giant island in the middle of the Pacific, landing in the bellies of birds and marine beasts. Artists are trying to prevent that with unique works.
Fashion firms are tapping into growing public outrage at plastic pollution by offering snazzy garments made from old water bottles and other waste. But will it catch on — and can it make a difference?
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.
The EU wants to outlaw single-use plastic items. But Germany's Environmental Minister Svenja Schulze thinks recycling efforts need improving. So what will actually help keep the environment clean?
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