More than a million tons of shoes are thrown away every year in Europe alone. German company Sneaker Rescue wants to change that, by giving worn out sneakers a new lease of life.
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On this week's Eco Africa, we meet two brothers in Ghana who are focusing on upcycling and sustainable fashion, follow female Masai zebra trackers in Kenya and see how bacteria can break down disposable plastic.
This week on Eco Africa we visit a designer turning waste into sustainable fashion, see how a water shortage is impacting farmers in Tunisia and watch as professional divers clean up one of Egypt's amazing coral reefs.
Cheaper prices and shorter fashion cycles mean shoppers are encouraged to keep buying more to stay in style. What does it mean for the planet?
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