Africa has been experiencing a rapid growth in the past few decades, and as the continent grows in different spheres, the amount of byproducts and waste has also been rising.
Today, waste management remains one of the major challenges on the continent. According to a World Bank Report, waste generation in Sub-Saharan Africa is approximately 62 million tons per year. The report indicates that with the rapid urbanisation and economic growth, the waste generation is expected to double by 2025.
The good news is that some young African entrepreneurs are coming up with innovations that transform waste into valuable products.
The entrepreneurs are spread across the continent ranging from Nigeria, Uganda to South Africa and their products range from beauty accessories to products that we use in our day-to-day businesses, such as packaging paper bags.
Read the full article at: Africa.com