Plastic bricks in Kenya – Nzambi Matee – Young Champion of the Earth 2020

Nzambi Matee is a Kenyan engineer and head of Gjenge Makers Ltd., a social enterprise that produces sustainable low-cost construction materials made of recycled plastic waste. Nzambi was honoured with the United Nations Environment Programme’s 2020 Young Champions of the Earth prize, recognizing outstanding environmental leaders from the public and private sectors. The Young Champions of the Earth prize is the leading initiative to engage youth in tackling the world’s most pressing environmental challenges. Seven winners were announced in December 2020. The winners are given funding and mentorship to support their environmental initiative. Since its inception in 2017, 28 environmental trailblazers have been recognised from every corner of the globe.

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Find out more about the Young Champions of the Earth by the UN Environment Programme:
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  1. มันก็ดีนำกลับมารีไซเคิลช่วยลดสิ่งแวดล้อมลดมลพิษวัตถุดิบแล้วก็นำขึ้นมาจากใต้ดินเพิ่มมาประดิษฐ์เป็นพลาสติกน้ำมันนั้นเอง

  2. No country has noticed that the communist Chinese government, which does not care about human survival, has deceived the world with its, Wuhan covid-19.

  3. I would understand if the plastic was re-used so that new plastic doesn't need to be produced, but I don't see how re-using plastic to make bricks that would not be made from plastic solves anything.

  4. You are an incredible woman and role model! Please come to Canada and speak to our Prim Minister or whoever to get something like this going chère. Currently we are paying countries like the Phillippines to take in much of our garbage. And some provinces don’t even recycle. It’s disgusting how much plastic is thrown out here!

  5. dude the us sends the plastic waste to kenya and this woman finds a way to make bricks of it, all nations should follow her steps, there is a huge potential on this, even for paving roads and high ways

  6. This video only has 12K views but people will watch the dumbest TikTok videos of girls butts millions of time? Wake up. This woman is amazing! I pray continued success.

  7. I put this video up on fb and they banned me for 7 days saying it goes against there community standards ..
    All I said was in my status was this woman is a genius and deserves thd Nobel prize, each she is and does deserve it absolutely 💯 ❤ amazing mind. 👏

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