The Kenyan government recently banned the use of plastic bags in that country. This week’s show is on plastic products and the impact they have.

We talk to Dr Suzan Oelofse from the CSIR about plastic bag alternatives and recycling our waste.

In Unscience, find out why elephants yawn.

Later we look at the effect plastic is having on our oceans with Dr Holly Nel and Tatjana Baleta
from the African Marine Waste Network and Hayley McLellan from the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town.

The Science Inside is presented by Elna Sch├╝tz and DJ Keyez. Our production team is Gabriel Chemhuru with technical production by Kutlwano Serame.

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