Spark Africa: Making profit from waste in Ghana - Episode 1

Web Series

Different organisations and young people show ways of recycling, upcycling, cleaning up and making profit from Ghana's biggest problem, plastic waste.

Plastic waste is an enormous problem in Ghana. Everywhere you look there's plastic waste on the side of the road.
The Dutch-Ghanaian recycling company Cyclus has found a way to create a cleaner environment, create jobs and make profit from waste at the same time.
A student shows how plastic bottles can be used to create furniture. An artistic and useful way to recycle waste.
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March 6, 2013, 4:23 a.m.
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Country: Ghana
Language: English
Year: 2009
Official site: Spark Africa on Vimeo