Netherlands Embassy in Ghana features 22 year old Ghanaian Plastic warrior

  Ahead of Voltic Ghana Ltd launch of “iRecycle “Project on November 23,2018 in Accra, the  Netherlands Embassy in Ghana on Tuesday November 20,2018 featured  22-year old Ghanaian plastic-warrior and Executive Assistant at Coliba Waste Management Company, Prince Mortey,who has waged war against plastic pollution in the Ghana. 1 Prince…

Ghana’s integrated E-Waste Management Program to create 20,000 direct Jobs

    Government  expected to create 20,000 direct jobs with the establishment of an integrated e-waste recycling facility  at Agbogbloshie ,a suburb of Ghana’s capital ,Accra.   Finance Minister ,Ken Ofori Atta, presenting the 2019 budget statement in Parliament on Thursday said “the Integrated e-waste Management program has been launched and will, among…

Zoomlion, AMA, Cape Town collaborate in waste management for Clean Accra Vision

Zoomlion Ghana Limited and the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) have collaborated with the City of Cape Town in South Africa to be able to feed into President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s mantra of making Accra the cleanest city in the sub-region. This effort by the two organizations having great interest…

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Ghana’s integrated E-Waste Management Program to create 20,000 direct Jobs
    Government  expected to create 20,000 direct jobs with the establishment of an integrated e-waste recycling facility  at Agbogbloshie ,a suburb of Ghana’s capital ,Accra.   Finance Minister ,Ken Ofori Atta, presenting the 2019 budget statement in Parliament on Thursday said “the Integrated e-waste Management program has been launched and will,... Read more
Kenyatta wants Kenya to move to 100% green energy by 2020
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has set 2020 as a target date for Kenya to achieve a 100 percent transition to green energy. He said the aggressive investments to reach this figure have been made simultaneously with Kenya almost tripling the size of its population served by the electricity grid... Read more
Montreal Protocol takes steps to crack down on illegal ozone-killer CFCs
The 30th Meeting of the Parties (MoP30) to the Montreal Protocol closed in Quito, Ecuador, on Friday with a decision on immediate next steps to understand and address CFC-11 emissions. We commend the sense of urgency and commitment expressed by the Parties in taking immediate action to respond to... Read more
Ghana initiates processes to implementation UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme
The Ghana Action Plan for the implementation of UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme has been launched to facilitate Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and capacity building efforts in the country. It will also contribute to the conservation of biodiversity and help restore and enhance ecosystem services as... Read more
Plan Int.Ghana launches €2,247,500 RWASH project to tackle water and Sanitation problems
Plan International Ghana has launched “Rural Water,Sanitation and Hygiene(RWASH) Project in Koforidua,Eastern Regional Capital on Tuesday November 6,2018.   The Project will be implemented in 36 communities in Eastern,Central and Volta Regions of Ghana in the next three(3) years.   In other to diligently implement the project,a three -day... Read more
Climate Change :1.5 degrees more of global warming is catastrophic to ecosystem -Prince Charles calls for action
The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, says there is alarming evidence that the increasing trend of climate change requires a drastic and concerted effort to halt it or the earth will face the risk of doom for its current and future inhabitants. He said the resilience of the environment had... Read more
Caribbean Looks to Protect its Seafood From Mercury
Four Caribbean countries have done an inventory of the major sources of mercury contamination in their islands, but a great deal of work still needs to be done to determine where and what impact this mercury is having on the region’s seafood chain. Trinidad and Tobago, St Kitts and... Read more
New Juaben South to revive Sanitation Court to prosecute offenders
The Municipal Chief Executive for New Juaben South in the Eastern Region ,Isaac Appaw -Gyasi has hinted plans to revive “Revenue, Sanitation and Development Control Court to enforce the Assembly By-Laws”. The decision is part of the broad vision of the MCE who recently assumed office,to restore discipline and... Read more
Elephants trample Botswana soldier to death
The Botswana Defense Force (BDF) has confirmed that one of its soldiers was trampled to death by a herd of elephants on Thursday. BDF’s spokesperson Fana Maswabi said the incident occurred in one of their operational bases. The force did not however reveal the identity of the soldier pending... Read more
Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally found to contain microplastics
 Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally were found to contain microplastics, with the highest number coming from salt sourced in Asia, according to a new study co-designed by Kim, Seung-Kyu, Professor at Incheon National University and Greenpeace East Asia. The study, which has been published in Environmental Science... Read more