Photographer James Wakibia is one of the most prominent environment activists in Kenya. With over 17,000 Twitter followers, he used his social media clout to launch a campaign to ban plastic bags - and succeeded.
Modern cloth nappies are a convenient alternative to disposables. But in trying to solve one environmental problem, are they contributing to another? Samantha Early aired her dirty laundry in public to find some answers.
Despite good recycling habits, Germans get through a quarter ton of packaging per person each year. A new law is supposed to boost industrial-scale recycling and reusable wrapping and containers.
E-waste is a global problem, while the mining of fresh resources for electronics leaves devastation in its wake. And yet, the more cutting-edge our devices, the harder they are to recycle.
On this week's Eco Africa, we see how architects and engineers in Senegal are making buildings with bricks made of soil not concrete, and follow rangers in Uganda's Murchison Falls National Park.
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