Project partners:

Living Earth Foundation (UK)

ANPEZ (Nigeria)

FCTV (Cameroon)

Living Earth Uganda (Uganda)

The Collective (Sierra Leone)

Project donors:

European Union

Department for International Development (UK Government)

Comic Relief


Global Village Energy Partnership (GVEP) – International non-profit organisation GVEP (Global Village Energy Partnership) working with local businesses in developing countries to increase access to modern energy

Harvest Fuel – A collaboration between The Charcoal Project and the D-Lab Scale-Ups program at MIT that seeks to invest and grow social enterprises working in the biomass fuel sector


Case study of biogas public toilet block in Kenya  – Case study from the Water Services Trust Fund (WSTF); 2010

Africa Biogas Partnership Programme – A partnership between Hivos and SNV supporting national programmes on domestic biogas in five African countries

Handcrafts from plastic bags:

Trashy Bags – a social enterprise based in Accra, Ghana that makes recycled eco-friendly bags and gifts from plastic trash

Njau Recycling and Income Generating Group – YouTube video showing how to recycle plastic bags into purses (NRIGG, The Gambia)


Starting a plastic recycling business – Resource pack from Practical Action

International waste organisations and information:

Ashden Awards – Awarding innovative green energy ideas around the world

Resource – A round-up of business news from the waste management and resources sector

WASTE – Advisers on Urban Environment and Development – Dutch non-governmental research and programme management institute, providing technical advice to waste management projects around the world

Sustainable Sanitation Alliance – International network of organisations working on sustainable sanitation issues

Waste Aid – A network of waste, environmental, aid and development professionals providing resources and expertise on waste management to vulnerable communities

 UK community waste initiatives:

Bag2School – UK based textile recycling scheme

Cartridge recycling – UK based cartridge recycling scheme

UK schools programme – UK schools ‘waste-busting’ programme


Photography for this site:

Marcus Wilson Smith


If you know of any other useful links which you would like added to this list please contact us.