Tag: plastic

Why Africa can no longer ignore the microbeads threat

Many countries have come to realise the dangers of these microplastics and are taking action. But more needs to be done.

Rwanda plastic bag ban: How this would benefit the glass industry?

Rwanda’s bid to beat plastic pollution saw the country ban plastic bags in 2008. 10 years on, the government initiated campaigns against use of single use plastic which might be followed by a ban. How would this benefit the glass industry? For more CNBC Africa is joinedby Hemant Jeendger, Managing Director of v-plus glass industries Ltd.

How corporate SA plays a part in combatting plastic pollution

According to the UN, by 2050 the world's oceans will carry more plastic than fish. What role can businesses play in curbing this? Thembakazi Ndamase, Marketing Director from Sodastream joins CNBC Africa for more.