Messing with nature is risky business!

Jos Reinhoudt

For a long time now, economy and the conservation of biodiversity seemed to be two different worlds. Not many CEOs or financial managers were able to ...

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World Youth Skills Day: How KEPSA’s Project is Enhancing Acquisition of Waste Management Skills

Naftal Kobags, Roadside Self Help Group in Tudor Ward, Mombasa County and a Beneficiary of the KEPSA COAST 1 Project

The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) has been spearheading efforts that are geared towards enhancing youth skills across the country and beyond; ...

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A circular economy requires community, and communities are built through storytelling

Scattered English letters with STORY word on black plastic background

By Phil Rosen June 25, 2021 In the apparel business, steps taken to optimize the customer experience don’t always align with the planet’s best ...

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Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is going to change how we live

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By Karin Boomsma During a recent webinar to sensitise the private sector on the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) regulations, a senior official ...

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Major food brands launch fund for bag, pouch recycling

Flexible Plastic

By Cecilia Keating June 7, 2021 Flexible plastic is notoriously difficult to recycle. Courtesy of Flexible Plastic Fund Close Authorship ...

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Settling the score on reusable vs. recyclable cups


Landfill-bound trash at a music festival in New Jersey, summer of 2019. Courtesy Effect Marketing. There’s good news and bad news when it comes to bev...

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World Environment Day: Threat of Global Environmental Ruin is Real

The Standard Newspaper - June 5th - Page 35 (WED)

Sometime in 2013, KTN News Anchors did something different and beautiful. They wore black armbands emblazoned, “Hands off our Elephants”. ...

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Kenya setting up emissions trading market, says Ukur Yatani

Ukur Ytani

TUESDAY MAY 11 2021 Kenya aims to set up an emissions trading system that will allow companies and other bodies to buy emissions allowances, Treasury ...

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The circular economy transition is a billion-dollar opportunity for Africa


COVID-19 shrank economies around the world. However, the crisis presents a unique opportunity for many to rebuild green and potentially bounce back st...

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Keeping fashion workers in the loop

Jeans, ready to be recycled. Scraps of old discarded jeans can start a new life. Circular economy, reduce, reuse recycle.

By Cliodhnagh Conlon & Laura Macias April 30, 2021 As the fashion industry contemplates the rapid changes to a circular economy, it cannot ...

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