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Two workers at a private waste disposal firm in Harare have died of suspected chemical poisoning along Mukuvisi River. The two, a truck driver and his assistant, are suspected to have died of suffocation while disposing of waste at a manhole located near
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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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In Johannesburg, South Africa, the World Environment Day was celebrated with an initiative called "Waste Stops with Me". The event, organized by environmental activists Miss Earth South Africa and the Johannesburg waste management company, Pikitup, was ai
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In the last few years, huge swathes of forest land in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been destroyed for valuable charcoal. In a move to combat deforestation from the charcoal trade, conservationists and Congolese authorities have started promoting
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The demand for rapidly evolving technology and electronic consumables is increasing and so is the junk. E-Waste is one of the fastest-growing waste streams in the world. Recycling and reusing of waste has come under the spotlight at the WasteCon summit ta
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Two Zimbabwean artists in Cape Town are bringing junk back to life. They do this by using old car parts, wire and stone - mostly collected from the scrapyard - to build beautiful and imaginative sculptures.
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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