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Innovation is at the core of Kenya's new plastics circularity plan.

The Kenya Plastics Pact has presented the nation's new plan for creating a circular economy for plastics by 2030. The roadmap includes a number of important components, such as innovation and industry dialogue. Kenya is implementing a coordinated action plan to hasten the growth of the circular economy for plastics. The Kenya Plastics Pact (KPP), which was established in March 2022, stakeholders just approved and published the agreement..... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 4th October 2022

Kenya Announces Recyclable Plastics Roadmap for 2030

By 2030, all plastic packaging in the nation is to be recyclable or reused, according to a roadmap released by the Kenya Plastics Pact. The Roadmap has been signed and endorsed by more than 30 company members and supporters of the Kenya Plastics Pact, including people from every level of the supply chain for plastic packaging.They consist of producers of plastic packaging, well-known Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands, devoted small.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 14th September 2022

Entering the Dire Dawa Industrial Park in Ethiopia is Gulf Ingot FZC

A agreement was struck for the production of packaging materials for soft drinks and water between Gulf Ingot FZC, a company with its headquarters in the United Arab Emirates and Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC) of Ethiopia. Local manufacturing firms can enter industrial parks and begin production thanks to the preparations undertaken by IPDC. Shiferaw Solomon, the Industrial Parks Development Corporation's deputy chief.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 26th August 2022

Coca-Cola Beverage Africa strikes an agreement with Organisations in Kenya for the sustainable recycling of plastic bottles.

Coca-Cola Beverage Africa (CCBA) has signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding with VetLab Sports Club and T3-Kenya to recycle 100% of the plastic bottles used at VetLab Sports Club. T3-Kenya is a social enterprise that converts plastic waste into garments through bottle-to-fashion recycling. T3-Kenya has agreed to recycle all plastic bottles collected during and after games at Nairobi's VetLab Sports Club. This move is.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 26th July 2022

In Africa, the recycling of plastic trash is picking up steam.

Food and beverage packaging is an important element of modern living, since it helps to assure food safety and prevent waste. However, the globe faces a packaging problem that demands a global solution. Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), in collaboration with The Coca-Cola Company, has set ambitious goals to collect one bottle or can for every one it produces by 2030, use 50 percent recycled content in all packaging by the same year, and make 25.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 28th June 2022

CAK approves Ramco Plexus' purchase of Platinum Packaging.

The Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) has given unconditional regulatory approval to Africa-based investment holding company Ramco Plexus to purchase flexible packaging film maker Platinum Packaging. Platinum Packaging, founded in June 2009, is a 50/50 joint venture between Ramco Group and Carton Manufacturers. The company has locations all around Kenya and controls a 7% portion of the country's flexible packaging and labelling.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 10th June 2022

Tanzania: Recycling helping growth in Businesses and job creation in Africa

As the world celebrated Recycling Day, more and more plastic trash is being redirected from landfills and into a circular economy that helps African countries generate employment and entrepreneurship. Diana Sibanda, Group Head of Sustainability at Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), said the firm was working on more environmentally friendly ways to manufacture, distribute, and sell its goods. In a statement, she said, "We leverage.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 3rd May 2022

Kenya, Africa's 3D printing powerhouse

Kenya has long been regarded as an African innovation hotspot. In Kenya, there are a number of companies that make use  of 3D printing, and the country has a strong entrepreneurial and innovative culture. This has made 3D printing a highly practical and appealing technology, and if there's one thing that drives it all, it's Kenya's desire to develop its own solutions. Kenyans enjoy coming up with their own answers to issues, and 3D printing.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 29th March 2022

In Kenya, Rwanda and Nigeria, researchers developed innovative products out of old plastic water bottles.

Researchers from Loughborough University produced unique devices as part of an experiment aimed at lowering the impact of recyclable material in developing countries. The Circular Plastics project, worth £150,000, intends to promote local African companies including farming, fishing, and building by converting throwaway bottles into valuable products. The following are some of the products that have been developed: Fruit picker -.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 2nd March 2022

Dow invests in Mr. Green Africa, a Kenyan company that recycles plastic.

Dow Chemical is a worldwide corporation. Mr. Green Africa will improve its plastic waste management systems (sorting, collection, and recycling) in Kenya and other African nations with this financing. Dow Chemical, a developer of packaging solutions, is once again helping plastic trash recycling in Africa. Mr. Green Africa has received funding from the multinational based in Michigan. "This is Dow Chemical's first investment in Africa of.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 25th January 2022

Rwanda plant to recycle plastic into paving stones

In Rwanda, a new project attempts to turn single-use plastics into paving stones. In Mageragere, Nyarugenge district, the garbage will be processed in a factory. The project is being funded by Prosper Muhirwa, a member of the Private Sector Federation (PSF). The Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) and the Private Sector Federation (PSF) forged a cooperation in June 2021 that is bearing dividends. One of the federation's members,.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 25th January 2022

Kenya will build Africa's largest affordable home project utilising 3D printing technology.

In Kilifi town, north of Mombasa, Kenya, 14Trees, a joint venture between Holcim and CDC Group, will build Africa's largest 3D-printed affordable housing project. The revolutionary 3D printing technology helped the 52-house Mvule Gardens project come to life in record time. 14Trees created the world's first 3D printed school in Malawi's Salima district earlier this year. The company's first 3D-printed prototype house in Lilongwe,.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 30th December 2021



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