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Let’s be serious about recycling or forget about it

In the 1990s, as China grew to be one of the biggest manufacturers globally, it began importing plastic waste from…

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Let’s be serious about recycling or forget about it
Educating for Sustainable Development

Educating for Sustainable Development

Greta Thunberg. You’ve hopefully heard of Greta Thunberg. A 16-year old school girl who’s sending chills down Sweden’s and the…

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What’s your Littering Behaviour?

Did you know that there’s a difference between litter and waste? If you didn’t, let me enlighten you. Waste is…

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What’s your Littering Behaviour?
Wanted: Less Cleanup Events.

Wanted: Less Cleanup Events.

When MSI in held its first environmental cleanup in August 2013, it had a grand mission: to inspire people to…

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You, your money and the environment

When I visited France last year, I opted to go to Lyon instead of Paris for two reasons: one, to…

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You, your money and the environment
Urban Agriculture and its valuable non-food products.

Urban Agriculture and its valuable non-food products.

When my father started growing vegetables outside our house in Nairobi, it was out of sheer love of farming. At…

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Food waste: A moral issue.

I remember when I was growing up, wasting food was unacceptable. One of the table manners I religiously upheld was…

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Food waste: A moral issue.
Lest we Forget…

Lest we Forget…

Dear Earthlings, Greetings! Recently, after having an argument with my mom I mentioned "staki stress" and she laughed and said…

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WHAT KIND OF YOUTH ARE WE, ARE YOU?

There’s a time my next door neighbor told me that his only wish was to grow up quickly and get…

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WHAT KIND OF YOUTH ARE WE, ARE YOU?
TAKEOUTS FROM THE NAIROBI GARBAGE DEBATE

TAKEOUTS FROM THE NAIROBI GARBAGE DEBATE

The debate over the garbage menace in Nairobi made news this week thanks to an interesting piece on KTN by…

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From The Environment To You

The Environmental Kingdom Associates Committee, P.O Box All Around the World, Worldwide. 24th December, 2015 To Peoples of the Earth,…

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From The Environment To You
WE NEED INDEPENDENCE FROM LITTERING TOO

WE NEED INDEPENDENCE FROM LITTERING TOO

Our beloved country will be celebrating 52 years of independence from British Colonialism on Saturday. I would never have known…

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Climate Change: 3 Reasons You Should Care

World leaders are meeting in Paris this week for the COP 21 meeting. There is a lot of optimism in…

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Climate Change: 3 Reasons You Should Care
WHY THE CURRENT STATE OF THE ENVIRONMENT?

WHY THE CURRENT STATE OF THE ENVIRONMENT?

Did you know that our economies exist because of the environment? Every resource we trade or even use traces its…

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LITTLE THINGS THAT MATTER

Nairobi may be clean in the CBD and in a few porsche estates but generally it is not anywhere close…

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LITTLE THINGS THAT MATTER