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  • 02:07 Ghana's Plastic Ban

    Ghana's Plastic Ban

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    The Ghanaian government has decided it will NOT ban the use and sale of plastic bottles and bags. The move was considered after waterways choked with plastic waste contributed to deadly floods in the capital Accra 2 months ago. From the capital, Katerina

  • 01:29 Cassava Bags Provide Alternative In Madagascar After Plastic Bags Ban

    Cassava Bags Provide Alternative In Madagascar After Plastic Bags Ban

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    Following a government ban on plastic bags, new innovations are starting to sprout. One Malagasy company is now looking into making ordinary grocery bags, but from Cassava plant.

  • 03:06 Uganda Students Make Diesel From Plastic Waste

    Uganda Students Make Diesel From Plastic Waste

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    Two University students in Uganda are aiming to solve the energy problem in the country by producing fuel, from waste... The students are making diesel for engines from use of plastic rubbish.They use basic equipment for their project to heat plastics at

  • 01:52 Tanzania Set To Ban Plastic Bags

    Tanzania Set To Ban Plastic Bags

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    Tanzania will ban the use of plastic bags from the start of 2017, as part of efforts to address a massive pollution problem. However, as Dan Ashby reports, plastic bags are widely used across the country and it's going to take a lot of work to get rid of

  • 02:18 Plastic Wastes Cause Environmental Issue In Cape Town

    Plastic Wastes Cause Environmental Issue In Cape Town

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    Cape Town has a new environmental issue that seems to be creeping up at municipal land fill sites around the city. A significant amount of plastic waste is ending up at these drop off sites, due to the large amount of bottled water being purchased by resi