There are people in Germany who say there is no point in separating trash into different categories for recycling, it all ends up in the same dump. They are wrong. While a lot of trash just gets burned, a lot really does get recycled.
To help reduce electronic waste, a new EU law will require manufacturers to ensure their home appliances are easier to repair. Environmentalists have hailed it as a milestone. But the new law still has gaps.
On this week's Eco Africa, we visit a group in Cameroon empowering women by providing them with solar panels and see how an artist in South Africa is making decoys to entice penguins to go where there is more food.
On this week's Eco Africa, we discover the drone technology helping Ivory Coast's farmers, the startups boosting bee numbers, waste-tackling initiatives in Togo and Tanzania, and Uganda's primate capital of the world.
The average German uses more paper and cardboard than any other country in the G20. The growing online retail market is fueling paper consumption.
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