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28 07 2022 | 20:32

How the plastic industry turned the pandemic to its advantage

With its products proving indispensable to combatting Covid-19, the plastics business is reinvigorated. What will it take to bring this major polluter to heel? There are only two reasons that the…

12 07 2022 | 19:49

The results are in ♻️ 😲

A couple of months ago 250,000 people came together to take part in the biggest ever investigation into household plastic. Now we can finally reveal the investigation results – and they are …

12 07 2022 | 07:51

TANZANIA: Eight companies join forces to manage plastic waste

In Tanzania, eight brewing companies are joining forces to form the Polyethylene Terephthalate Recycle Company (PETCO). The initiative will collect and recycle 12.5 million tons of plastic waste in…

12 07 2022 | 07:50

AFRICA: 10 start-ups run for the second phase of the Afri-Plastics competition

As part of the second phase of the Afri-Plastics initiative organized by Nesta Challenges, 10 African start-ups have been selected to present their sustainable solutions for plastic waste management…

26 06 2022 | 08:07

TUNISIA: 21 beaches banned from bathing for plastic pollution

In Tunisia, an investigation by the Special Unit for the surveillance of sea water reveals that 21 beaches are unfit for bathing. These places frequented by people looking for leisure and sunbathing…

26 06 2022 | 07:57

NIGERIA: Recycling waste ensures schooling for the needy

With 22 million people in Nigeria illiterate, financial professionals through the Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA), are launching the "Recycling for Education Campaign".