A small startup is trying to tackle the mountains of used clothing that are shipped to Africa. Sydney Emeka and his team search secondhand markets and use the materials they find to make new things like suits.
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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?
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.
On this week's Eco Africa, we visit a man in Ghana who is showing former hunters how to get back to a balanced ecosystem, meet a Masai climate change warrior, and try out backpacks made from pineapples and cacti.
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