Environment & Green

Here are some of the most interesting business ideas in Africa’s vast Environment & Green initiatives market

From Waste to Wealth – How to build a profitable business out of Africa’s huge waste market

By |2019-05-04T12:56:48+01:00June 15th, 2013|Business ideas, Environment & Green|

Wondering how to make money from waste? You're about to learn some interesting stuff. According to the World Bank, Africa generates nearly 70 million tonnes of waste every year. As the income and spending power of the average African continues to rise, more goods will be consumed leading to even more waste. The volume of [...]

SoleRebels – A successful African footwear brand made from waste and recycled materials

By |2017-03-01T17:22:06+01:00March 14th, 2013|Beauty & Lifestyle, Environment & Green, Get Inspired!|

Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu, the brain behind Sole Rebels, grew up in Zenabwork, a poor village in the suburbs of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She came up with her business idea after she noticed most of the artisans in her community, who made beautiful footwear, remained jobless and poor. SoleRebels’ footwear is unique because it is 100 [...]