Waste Management – Africa

Waste management is a social, economic, and environmental problem facing all African countries. If the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development is to be achieved, sustainable waste management approaches must be an environmental and public health imper [...]

Tips for recycling whilst you are shopping

Think about the last time you went grocery shopping. Starting with the produce section, you probably ended up with several plastic bags that contained your potatoes, some fruit, the cauliflower you needed, and your onions.  Continuing to the meat and [...]

How do landfills work?

Landfill sites exist globally and have different designs to dispose of waste. Some sites practice “land raising”, which refers to putting rubbish directly on the ground. Other sites practice “land filling”, which refers to filling a hole in the groun [...]