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In an ongoing drive to minimise waste, Wilderness Safaris Rwanda, together with local communities and businesses, has developed novel ways to tackle waste at Magashi in Akagera and Bisate Lodge near Volcanoes National Park. With the dining experience already centred around locally sourced produce, new opportunities have also developed through Wilderness Safaris’ War on Waste impact strategy. “In keeping with the light ecological footprint adopted by all aspects of our operations, we are also always looking for solutions to try and find ways that our waste can be re-used, reduced, recycled and upcycled,” explained Wilderness Safaris Rwanda Operations Manager, Ingrid Baas, “We work together with a company called PIMA – Zero Waste Shop. It is the first physical zero-waste outlet in Rwanda, creating a circular economy through supporting #madeinrwanda and #madeinafrica producers”.
As June 2019 comes to a sweltering close, edie rounds up some of the most-read sustainability stories and standout pieces of content from the past 30 days – from net-zero laws to a new war on plastics.
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