Better Musasia at a past event in Nairobi. Photo JamesWakibia/WethankMedia

To end plastic pollution, United Nations Environment Assembly endorsed a resolution that will forge a global plastics treaty by 2024

Interview with Betterman Musasia, a sustainable public sanitation advocate and the Founder and Patron of Clean Up Kenya Organization based in Nairobi, Kenya.   Who is Betterman Musasia? I’m a sustainable public sanitation advocate based in Nairobi, the Founder and Patron of Clean Up Kenya and previously, the organization’s Chief Executive Officer. Established in 2015, Clean Up …

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Davina Ngei in Mwanza, Tanzania during The FlipFlopi Lake Victoria Expedition, photo courtesy

We cannot recycle our way out of plastic pollution mess

Interview with Davina Ngei, Communications Volunteer, The FlipFlopi Project   Who is Davina Ngei? Haha…that’s a loaded question. I’m a Kenyan and an East African, concerned with the state of my country and my region. Over the last few years, I’ve grown an interest in pollution — the what, why, and how of it. Most …

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Cameron Smith, Founder of Unwaste.io

Volume of plastic waste produced in Africa annualy is growing exponentially

Interview with Cameron Smith, Founder of Unwaste.io, UK based social enterprise.   Tell me little bit about yourself. I was born and brought up in Scotland, UK. As a young child, the UK was going through a public services “crisis”, so littering and vandalism were widespread. Since then, attitudes to litter, and waste management systems, …

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Nelly Gesare

So much consumption brought by convenience brings a waste management crisis

Interview with Nelly Gesare SDGs activist and Founder Green Thing, a sustainable products company in Nairobi, Kenya   Green Thing Sounds cool, what’s the inspiration behind it? Green Thing should have been a TV programme showcasing different conservation efforts in kenya, that was the plan. It was a supposed to be a platform to tell …

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Ms Phyllis Omido, Environmental Activist

Environmental injustice made me an Activist

Interview with Phyllis Omido, Winner Goldman Environmental Prize and Time’s 100 most influential person 2021.   How has environmental injustice affected you? It made me an activist, without environmental Injustice I would be an average woman working and supporting her family. I have watched the effects of environmental injustice on the right to life, health …

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My statement during the launch of 2021 PET Rubbish Report.

Plastic pollution is not a consumer problem; it is a producer problem. The Plastic Industry has been very efficient at perpetuating a flawed narrative blaming the consumers for the plastic pollution problem and running away from responsibility. If we are to effectively address the problem of plastic pollution, we must first acknowledge that it’s those …

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