TURNING WASTE INTO ECO-FRIENDLY PRODUCTS
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.