World Oceans Day Clean-up

World Oceans Day Clean-up

The wave arches, curls over and crashes. The foamy water races up the shore, then draws back into the ocean. It leaves behind plough snails burrowing into the wet sand, seaweed strewn about, and a plastic bottle. Crunching footsteps approach the bottle, and a hand...
First Youth Ambassador

First Youth Ambassador

“Only through action, do words take meaning.” When dealing with such an enormous problem like plastic pollution, there are very few people that are willing to step out of the crowd and fight against this problem. After working with the youth across Nelson Mandela Bay,...
BOATS Tournament

BOATS Tournament

The African Youth Waste Network, project of Sustainable Seas Trust, organised a fun and interactive event on the 23rd April 2019. Eight schools were invited to have a fun filled afternoon at SANCCOB Seabird Rehabilitation Centre learning about environmental education...
The African Waste Academy’s Webinar Series 2

The African Waste Academy’s Webinar Series 2

On the 9th, 10th and 12th of April 2019, the African Waste Academy continued with the second series of its ongoing webinar programme. Chris Whyte kick started the series with his insightful and encouraging presentation, “Addressing solutions and applications for...
Waste Collecting as an Art Form

Waste Collecting as an Art Form

What is the relationship between people, the environment and waste? How can this knowledge contribute towards creating solutions for plastic pollution? Masters student from the Netherlands, Shannah Leenheer, is exploring these questions in her research that combines...
Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers

How do we change the mindset of a generation? Is there a particular barrier we have to cross before a message can thoroughly be conveyed and understood? One of the challenges we face within the Education pillar here at SST, is getting the youth that we teach in...