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Only 4% of the municipal solid waste generated across the Africa is recycled. Image: UNSPLASH/Possessed Photography

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Plastic waste floats near the entrance to the Ruzizi I hydroelectric plant in Bukavu, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo October 20, 2021. Image: REUTERS/Crispin Kyalangalilwa
A technician from the Societe Nationale d'Electricite is seen during the maintenance on a turbine clogged with plastic waste at Ruzizi I hydroelectric plant in Bukavu, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo March 31, 2022. Image: REUTERS/Crispin Kyalangalilwa
Water collected at the dam within the Ruzizi I hydroelectric plant in Bukavu, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, March 31, 2022. Image: REUTERS/Crispin Kyalangalilwa
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