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Living Earth features on Clean Leap

Living Earth’s work to support the growth of the recycled building materials and plastic paving tiles sector in Cameroon, Nigeria and Sierra Leone features on Clean Leap – a website exploring green technologies and innovations. You can read the full

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Encouraging youth-led recycling in Kenya

In Kenya, the Waste to Wealth programme has linked up with youth groups working on climate change issues in order to greater uptake of innovative recycling initiatives across the sub-region. The Kenyan CATs project is supported by Living Earth Foundation,

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Short films on waste management in Sierra Leone

The UK Government, one of the funders of Living Earth’s Waste to Wealth programme, has produced three short documentaries examining the approach, technologies, and impact of the Waste to Wealth activities in Sierra Leone. Local government representatives, beneficiaries of the

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Waste to Wealth Videos – Ugandan entrepreneurs share their stories

In these short videos, five Waste to Wealth entrepreneurs working in Kampala, Uganda share their stories of what they see when they see waste and the impact that it’s had on their lives. Sssenyange Samuel, the Director of Wisdom Insights

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Plastic recycling changes lives in Uganda

Meet Abdu Ssekamanya.  Abdu is an entrepreneur in Kalerewe, Kampala and through the Waste to Wealth project he’s achieved big changes in his life.  Abdu received training from Living Earth Uganda to help grow his business, and now employs 15

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From Cameroon to Sierra Leone – recycled plastic paving tiles take off…

Recycled plastic paving tiles are a relatively new technology, and one that is growing in popularity in Cameroon following some initial training workshops and support to emerging plastics entrepreneurs to develop this new market. Living Earth shared the experiences of

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