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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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Young people in Ghana are finding more creative ways of tackling plastic pollution in the country. Makafui Awuku is a social entrepreneur who's recycling plastic bottles into litter bins. CGTN's Nabil Ahmed Rufai reports from Accra.
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Tanzania's Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has announced a nationwide ban on the use of plastic bags. Users and manufacturers have until June to clear their stock. CGTN'S Daniel Kijo has more on that story.