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Towards a Zero Waste Model Town, Tanga City, Tanzania

At a World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) side event in November 2023, hosted by COPIP, Eva Röben, COPIP’s Solid Waste Management Expert, presented on the Towards Zero Waste Model Town Tanga City project. Watch the video to find out about the project.

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COPIP Pilot Projects: TakaConnect Regional App

At a World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) side event in November 2023, hosted by COPIP, Kenneth Otieno from the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute presented on the TakaConnect Regional App, a digital marketplace for segregated waste.

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Mombasa Solid Waste Management Circular Economy Project, Kenya, H.E Francis Thoya

At a World Circular Economy Forum side event H.E Francis Thoya discusses the Mombasa Solid Waste Management Circular Economy Project, Kenya.

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Segregation of Waste at Source, Kenya, Alex Kubasu

Watch Alex Kubasu, WWF-Kenya, present the Segregation of Waste at Source project at a World Circular Economy Forum event, hosted by COPIP.

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Building resilience in sub-Saharan Africa

Hear from COPIP’s Environmental Expert, Joanes Odero, on how innovative waste management projects and a circular economy approach are helping to build resilience for people in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Tackling the waste problem in Sub-Saharan Africa

Hear from COPIP’s Team Leader, Charles Reeve, about the waste problem in Sub-Saharan Africa and how the Clean Oceans Initiative and COPIP are helping tackle it.

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The Clean Oceans Initiative

The Clean Oceans Initiative identifies projects that fight plastic waste in rivers, seas and on land. The goal is to finance €4 billion in public and private sector projects by 2025. The publication provides an update on the initiative’s progress and outlines some of the projects approved so far.

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Pioneering circular economy approach in management of plastic litter in the sub-Saharan Africa

The problem of plastic pollution Global production of plastics increased nearly 200 – fold between 1950 and 2015[1]. It is projected that the import of plastics in some African countries will double by 2030 and close to 165 million tonnes of plastics will reach their end of life in African countries in the next decade[2]. […]

Mombasa Solid Waste and Stormwater Pilot Project on separate waste collection at the source/2 bin system

Supporting transition from collection of mixed wastes to segregation of waste at source Uncollected waste piled on road reserves, residential and public areas are common incidences in the County of Mombasa.  However, the County Government of Mombasa (CGM) administration and residents are slowly coming to the realization that waste recovery through recycling is a good […]

The Clean Oceans Project Identification and Preparation Programme (COPIP)

An overview of the Clean Oceans Project Identification and Preparation (COPIP) Programme that includes information about beneficiary countries, promoters, contracting authority and mandate. The brief outlines the goals of the Clean Oceans Initiative, as well as the scope of COPIP.

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