Why Plastic Pollution and Climate Change Should be Jointly Addressed


Plastic pollution does not exist in a vacuum because of the interdependence of organisms in our ecosystem. Plastic pollution affects natural processes...

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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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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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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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Why a Plastics Pact is recipe for better environmental management practices


  The year is 2016, outside a busy supermarket in one of Nairobi’s estates. Shoppers flow in and out carrying their groceries and other shopping ...

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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

26-02-2021_Standard - Karin

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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We Should Engage Communities in the Fight Against Climate Change

12-02-2021_Standard - Josephine

Kenya has set ambitious goals to combat climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2030; while striving to attain economic, social ...

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Waste 1

Solid waste management in Mombasa is still a major challenge and a health risk to residents In Summary The training was part of the COAST ...

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