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...
STOP! : Survey Techniques for Observing Plastics

STOP! : Survey Techniques for Observing Plastics

The year has started off with a big bang, as PhD candidate Steve Allen of the ACU Blue Charter Fellowship and Dr Deonie Allen teamed up with SST member Kerry Moss to shed light on the plastic crisis in Africa. Steve Allen and Dr Deonie Allen, from the University of...
The African Waste Academy’s Webinar Series 1

The African Waste Academy’s Webinar Series 1

Together sharing skills and knowledge towards achieving Zero Plastics to the Seas of Africa On the 12th, 13th and 14th of February 2019, the African Waste Academy kick started the first series of its webinar programme. The webinars included a showcase of the...