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Going for Green

A brand new factual information series about ecological & environmental challenges as well as inspirational stories about Kenyan innovators presenting exciting new solutions, and practical advice on how each of us can do our part to mitigate climate change.

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Season 1
  • Season 1 | Episode 1 
    Plastic to Light
    Take a safari to a Kenyan nature conservancy for sustainable beef, discover new innovations turning waste tires into fuel & farming without soil. Also, join a youth group turning plastic bottles into solar lamps for one of Africa’s largest slums.
  • Season 1 | Episode 2 
    Art from Glass
    See Nairobi’s beautiful works of art from repurposed glass & how mobile money platforms bring solar power to off-the-grid Kenya. Watch tree-planting in Eastern Kenya & learn how to make your own self-sufficient ecosystem for food production.
  • Season 1 | Episode 3 
    Science of Art
    See an agricultural organization with more sustainable agrarian practices & a stove using fuel from agricultural waste. See a scientist in Nairobi turn tons of plastic into building material & beautiful art pieces created from an invasive lake weed.
  • Season 1 | Episode 4 
    Bicycle Power
    See a solar mosquito trap & a bicycle that can power homes, turning cooking oil waste into fuel & a local university using recycled fuel and how Nairobi has found a sanitation solution turning waste into organic fertilizer.
  • Season 1 | Episode 5 
    Wind Power
    A local community in Tsavo is earning by preserving trees. On Mageta Island see an innovative use of solar & wind power. Also, the coconut husks on the coast become natural fuel & witness an annual ocean cleanup.
  • Season 1 | Episode 6 
    Barrel Farms
    See how the greatest building in Kenya uses natural lighting & air. Then, see how industrial barrels can be turned into food farms, how we can use technology to conserve water & use biodegradable materials to create a reusable sanitary product.
  • Season 1 | Episode 7 
    On the Brink
    See efforts to save an ancient sea creature from extinction, innovative ideas turning waste into fertilizer & fuel and travel to Taita, where a local community is using repurposed solar water heaters.
  • Season 1 | Episode 8 
    Trash to Tunes
    A common nut is the next advance in biofuel & a new jiko grill is green burning. A slaughterhouse is embracing modernity to repurpose waste. Finally, visit the slums of Nairobi & musicians, the ‘slum drummers’ who reuse garbage to create music.
  • Season 1 | Episode 9 
    Silk Power
    See environmentally friendly options for silk & solar powered lamps changing lives. Dairy farms are turning into efficient producers of organic fertilizer & an organization offers hope for primates that face rapid urbanization.
  • Season 1 | Episode 10 
    Flip-Flop Art
    Recycling abandoned flip-flops for amazing works of art, and an ecological makeover for the traditional Maasai Manyatta. Also, visit a group using bamboo to save their forests in West Kenya & a school being turned into a self-sufficient food forest.
  • Season 1 | Episode 11 
    Desert Green
    Watch the over-grazed desert of North Kenya become green pasture & a low-cost solar pump aiding rural farmers. Also, see a car park that provides shade & charges an electric car & one community improves the environment & their lives.
  • Season 1 | Episode 12 
    Green Tourism
    On the Kenyan coast beach waste becomes building blocks. A company in Nairobi moves from charcoal to energy-saving stoves. In Laikipia, Kenya a sustainable paradise is changing the face of green tourism & a local tree is changing the lives of farmers.
  • Season 1 | Episode 13 
    Top 8 Countdown
    Going for Green highlights the top 8 projects, people and ideas fueling the green movement across Kenya.