Going green is a buzzword that is generating headlines across the globe. One could even argue that its relevance in the fashion industry cannot be overstated, given that fashion is a significant source of pollution worldwide.

In Zambia, a young award-winning social entrepreneur is leveraging technology to transform plastic waste into eco-friendly sanitary pads, earrings, and construction materials.

Africa 54’s Technology Correspondent Paul Ndiho, via Skype, spoke to

Mwinji Nakamba, Founder and CEO, Wastemat Zambia, based in Lusaka.

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