COCA-COLA, SEABIN and The OCEAN CLEANUP

Yesterday, it was announced on social media, that Seabin and The Ocean Cleanup will be partnering with Coca-Cola. Seabin says their partnership will enable a citizen science project in Australia. This comes about a month after they started selling shares in their company and a day before shares are issued (today). We all know that …

e-Waste & built-in obsolescence

We live in an age where everything is disposable, but what happens to our e-waste? These days, nothing is built to last – in fact, the opposite is true. Obsolescence is now part of product design. THIS needs to change. ASAP. The video above is about America’s exports to China, but there are many about …

Trash Town Egypt

I watched this RT documentary about Egypt’s “Trash Town”, Zabbaleen, the other night. It gave a fascinating look into the lives of people who collect and make a living off trash in Egypt. Check it out! In case you don’t know, there is an Egyptian Arabic version of my book available on africanstorybook.org – just …