Age of Plastic

Plastic Waste to Plastic Homes with Africa's Start Up of the Year Kubik

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KUBIK turn plastic waste into low-carbon buildings, and the start up has just been awarded Africa’s Start Up of the Year!
100% Plastic Waste and 40% Cheaper. Today I’m joined by Kidus Asfaw Co founder and CEO to tell us the story of Kubik, which he came to via charity Unicef and companies like Google. Find out Kubik is, how his co-founder Penda Marre came to design it, brilliant environmental innovations across the continent of Africa, how bad construction is for the planet and some really emotional stories of landfill waste in his birth city of Addis in Ethiopia plus the hiding of waste in San Francisco, and one of the best suggestions for Plastic Items we are thankful for, ever.

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