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3D printing's positive impact on the Kenyan health services

The purring of machines ushers us into a well-designed lab, one of many office spaces inside the sleepy LakeHub tech incubation centre in Kisumu’s leafy suburb of Milimani. Around 18 three-dimensional printers have settled on the shelves buzzing towards additive manufacturing which is all received from a command from a laptop resting on a table. Daisy Achieng informed that "a minimum of 3,000 3D printed medical units were delivered to.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 28th October 2020

Plastics recycling can avert plastic ban in Kenya

Advocacy by manufacturers to support plastic recycling striving in avoiding the ban towards the use of the plastic material for packaging commodity. With Kenya's stringent rules against use of plastics to protect the environment. Following which the ban was carried on with the prohibition of single-use plastics in protected areas including national parks, forests and beaches. Plastics are, however, still allowed in packaging of commodity.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 28th October 2020

The Advantage Kraft White Print paper enters packaging in Kenya

Dune Packaging is a manufacturer of rigid plastics has collaborated with Mondi to produce quality packaging for food items for the consumers, like grain, maize and flour using Advantage Kraft White Print paper.   Dune packaging along with its partnership wants to infiltrate the market by providing open mouth paper bag packaging with multicolour and complex designs. "We have recognised a probability to change the packaging of.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 8th October 2020

PETCO Ethiopia new solution for plastic bottles

Recycling is a fundamental structure resulting in solving pollution to a great extent in the environment, also meaning supervising waste management. Recycling helps in maintaining cleanliness by recycling by-products with recycle, reuse and reduce. These processes facilitate and create job opportunities through social entrepreneurship activities, entrepreneurs and self-employment. Modern youth, currently are getting more involved in activities.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 8th October 2020

Carbon footprint to be reduced by Recycled Plastic

Coronavirus pandemic has made cost-cutting a top priority, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Circular Alliance has found a desirable way to ship all kinds of cargo in a sustainable manner. The Alliance created an opportunity to help Kenya go greener. Roos Bakker, director of business development for cargo explained “Plastic is a big problem in Kenya. So the Alliance has established its manufacturing process, which will recycle local plastic.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 16th September 2020

3D printing to pave a new pathway for Kenya

The 3D printing industry continues to move towards industrialisation, and the technology is increasingly becoming part of the wider manufacturing ecosystem. With this rapidly evolving industry, it can be difficult to keep up with the key trends that are propelling the future of 3D printing.  Though the 3D printing industry is still beginning  in Kenya, there has been a noticeble growth in the use of the innovation towards industrial.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 15th September 2020

Tanzanian recycling plant is retooling plastic bottles to face masks

A recycling plant in Tanzania has started making and selling plastic face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic. The plant used to process and export waste paper to customers in China and India. In recent weeks the business has made 6,000 units that sell for around two dollars each. A recycling plant in Tanzania’s port city of Dar es Salaam has traded paper for plastic bottles and started making anti-coronavirus face shields that are.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 6th August 2020

Fashion industry turning up-cycled plastic into garments

The local fashion industry has turned upcycled waste materials into garments as a way to use plastic for good. Among the items is a trench coat created by VIVIERS Studio, made up of disposable sterilisation medical fabric that was previously used in hospital theatres as sheets or packaging of used apparatus. The fashion industry is a very problematic space, but on a positive note we have been working to raise awareness about plastic and how.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 6th August 2020

Coffee farmers receive Rwf60 million for packaging in Rwanda

Rwanda Coffee Farmers Federation (RCCF) has secured 60 million Rwf  in fund for internationally accepted coffee packaging bags that will enable them to leverage coffee export on global markets. The move according to the federation among other things ensure the supply of safe products to local, regional and international markets. The fund is part of efforts to sustain the sector by a coffee promotion project spearheaded by the.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 5th August 2020

3D printing helps the fight against COVID

Over recent years we have seen 3D printing becoming more accessible than ever and now this technology which seemed reserved for hi-tech conglomerates and spy movies is proving its worth in the fight against the Coronavirus. With the COVID-19 outbreak snowballing its way across the globe, medical supplies such as face masks, respirators and ventilators have become scarce and this shortage has prompted action by the 3D printing community and.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 5th August 2020

The Folding Plastic Furniture Market Is Projected To Grow In the Coming Years

The Folding Plastic Furniture Market has noticed a continuous growth in the last few years and is estimated to grow even further during the forecast period of 2020-2026.  Acceptance of folding furniture is on a rise in most populous cities of the world. Plastic folding Furniture is the furniture mostly made by plastic.  Like for example the plastic folding chairsconsist of a tubular metal frame or plastic fram with a molded.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 19th March 2020

Kenya's Plastics Industry On Course For Sustainable Success

Since the beginning of the year, a new INTAREMA 1108 TVEplus RegrindPro with laser filter has been processing industrial and household waste plastic to produce recyclate at the company's plant in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.Mr. Green Africa combines social responsibility with technology and cost effectiveness.   As of February, the young entrepreneurs have expanded their business model and no longer sell only washed flakes, but now.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 13th March 2020



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