Plastic has become the most common material since the beginning of the 20th century and modern life is unthinkable without it. Unfortunately,…
Solid waste management is Nairobi’s most visible environmental challenge. Rubbish heaps piled high with paper, plastics and other waste are an everyday…

How paper is made

Basically paper is made from cellulose fibers derived from plants. Cellulose consists of glucose chains which form the building block for most…

Reuse

You may have a box of things you keep that are broken or that you don’t have a use for that you…

Recycle

The last stage of the waste hierarchy is to recycle. To recycle something means that it will be transformed again into a…

Reduce

The concept of reducing what is produced and what is consumed is essential to the waste hierarchy. The logic behind it is…

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