Sustainable Manufacturing and Environmental Pollution Programme


Profile Sheet: The Flipflopi

The Flipflopi project has teamed up with CORDIO East Africa, the University of Northumbria and the University of Portsmouth to tackle marine ecosystem health and sustainability challenges by combining indigenous knowledge with modern innovation by constructing traditional sailing and motorised vessels from plastic waste. The project is called Mitigating Plastic Pollution through Heritage Boat Building. …

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Profile Sheet: FRESHPPACT Impact Hub

Blue Skies, in collaboration with Waitrose, has launched the FRESHPPACT Impact Hub to create a platform that facilitates research and development into the shared environmental challenges facing the fresh produce industry, specifically those with food supply chains rooted in developing or emerging economies. Initial Challenge areas focus on problem plastics found in Agricultural Mulch; Workwear; and Packaging. Solutions may …

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MANUFACTURING POLLUTION – Synopsis Series 1: Kenya – Distilleries; Ethiopia – Leather; Tanzania – Textiles

As part of the SMEP prioritisation work for East Africa, Teifa IQ, in partnership with the Ethiopian Society of Chemical Engineers, Cleaner Production Centre of Tanzania, and Kenya National Cleaner Production Centre undertook: A Country Review of Manufacturing and Pollution in Kenya, Ethiopia and Tanzania. Prioritisation of industries for intervention, using a set of agreed …

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Pollution from manufacturing in Kenya and Uganda

Adopting pollution control solutions is a complex challenge. Understanding the solutions that act as “horizontal improvers” across various industries is essential to effectively target public and private investments and improve pollution mitigation solutions in sectors that can yield the greatest benefits for the local environment and human health.

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