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Environmentalists meet in South Africa to stem plastic waste

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Plastic waste is piling up in Africa's landfill sites, clogging stormwater drainage systems and polluting rivers and oceans. Africa has an average waste collection rate of 55% but only 4% of it is recycled, according to a report by the U.N. and the Center for Scientific and Industrial Research in South Africa.
1 month ago·Johannesburg, South Africa

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Environmentalists meet in South Africa to stem plastic waste

Environmental activists are meeting in South Africa this week to press governments and businesses to reduce the production of plastic because it is harming the continent’s environment.

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Environmentalists meet in South Africa to stem plastic waste

Environmental activists are gathering in South Africa this week to press governments and businesses to reduce the production of plastic because it is harming the continent’s environment

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Environmentalists meet in South Africa to stem plastic waste

Environmental activists are gathering in South Africa this week to press governments and businesses to reduce the production of plastic because it is harming the continent’s environment. The conference, “Towards

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Environmentalists meet in South Africa to stem plastic waste

Environmental activists are meeting in South Africa this week to press governments and businesses to reduce the production of plastic because it is harming the continent’s environment

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Environmentalists meet in South Africa to stem plastic waste

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Environmental activists are gathering in South Africa this week to press governments and businesses to reduce the production of plastic because it is harming the continent’s environment.The conference, “Towards Zero Plastics to the Seas of Africa,” being held in Gqeberha (formerly Port Elizabeth), South Africa, through Friday brings together academics and experts on the plastics industry and its effects on the continent, say …

1 month ago·Tacoma, United States
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Environmentalists meet in South Africa to stem plastic waste

Environmental activists are meeting in South Africa this week to press governments and businesses to reduce the production of plastic because it is harming the continent’s environment.The conference, “Towards Zero Plastics to the Seas of Africa,” being held in Gqeberha (formerly Port Elizabeth), South Africa, through Friday brings together academics and experts on the plastics industry and its effects on the continent, say organizers.The partici…

1 month ago·Jacksonville, United States
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