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Reform Africa – upcycling plastic waste

A short Youtube video introducing Reform Africa, a social enterprise from Uganda, that turns single-use plastic into sustainable and colorful bags.

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Reform Africa – upcycling plastic waste

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About this resource

This two-minute video shows how three Ugandan women turned a problem of plastic pollution in slum areas into a community-based enterprise. The enterprise is removing the waste from the waterways, provides employment for single mothers and marginalised youth and in turn, improves the local community.

Why we recommend this resource

This should describe why you have chosen this resource and This is a really inspiring watch. Plastic pollution is a serious threat to wildlife and human health, especially in underdeveloped nations. Innovation and creativity is one of the ways to tackle the problems of platic waste. By watching this video you can learn how waste can be turned into a resource that improves livelihoods and builds community resilience.

Goals met by this resource

Goal 1: No Poverty
End poverty in all its forms everywhere.
Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.
Goal 5: Gender Equality
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.
Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.
Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities
Reduce inequality within and among countries.
Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.
Goal 14: Life Below Water
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.

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