Waste pickers deserve recognition, acceptance same as other workers


  What you need to know: They rid our homes of garbage and help keep our cities clean. These men and women are the unsung heroes of our urban ce...

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Kenyan inventor of electronic-powered cart

Kenyan Inventor

  @SheilahBirgen A Kenyan inventor came up with an electric-powered cart that goes faster and can carry more than traditional mo...

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More effort is required to end plastic pollution


    By Josephine Wawira | April 4th 2021 The year is 2016, outside a busy supermarket in Nairobi. Shoppers flow in and out carrying...

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A new plastics waste deal can help Kenya contain pollution


Kenya’s ban on production, sale and use of plastic carrier bags in 2017 is considered one of the sternest in the world and whose success rate is now r...

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Food systems responsible for ‘one third’ of human-caused emissions


‘Food systems’ were responsible for 34 per cent of all human-caused greenhouse gas emissions in 2015, according to new research. A ...

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Biodiversity and the circular economy


By Lauren Phipps March 8, 2021 Making its way to the top of global agendas and the bottom of balance sheets, biodiversity recently has rise...

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People make the circular economy world go round

By Deonna Anderson March 5, 2021 Separation work of recyclable materials in a work cooperative in the Glicerio neighborhood of Sao Paulo. Photo...

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5 opportunities of a circular economy


By David McGinty March 5, 2021 Treating finite resources wisely is part of the picture. Shutterstock Hyper Story Close Authorship More...

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Fostering fruitful partnerships for green growth

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Occasionally, change is necessitated by the occurrence of external events. The increasing growth in the world’s population for example, upsurges the t...

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Partnerships key for success of a local circular economy

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Each year, mother earth yields billions of tons of natural resources, that human beings convert into consumables. We take, we make and we dispose of; ...

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