Posts filed under: Recycling Initiatives

Accra, 29th April 2022 – The Ghanaian Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of the Ministry for the Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) has launched the newly developed Standard Operating Procedures for Environmentally Sound Management of Used Lead-acid Batteries in a...
Continue Reading →
A new report on Standard Operating Procedures for Environmentally Sound Management of Used Lead-acid Batteries was developed by the SRI Ghana team in collaboration with various partners. The report entails Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for environmentally sound management of used...
Continue Reading →
From 15-18 November, the SRI Ghana Team together with Heinz Böni and Andreas Bill from EMPA conducted a successful field audit training with EPA auditors from all over Ghana. The activity was part of a longer audit training process with...
Continue Reading →
Options for implementation Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) policies are being adopted to create recycling “systems” that are more sustainable. To effectively implement these requirements, there is an urgent need to betterunderstand the conditions under which EPR systems can perform well...
Continue Reading →
SRI visit as part of the official state visit to Ghana On the 7th of July, Swiss Councillor Simonetta Sommaruga visited, as part of her official state visit to Ghana, the Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) programme in Ghana and met...
Continue Reading →
  South Africa, 16 February: Today marked the official beginning of a high-profile collaboration between key stakeholders in South Africa and Switzerland to meet South Africa’s rising future e-waste challenge. Embedded in the global Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) programme (2020-2023),...
Continue Reading →
A pilot testing for the ISO IWA 19: 2017 Guidance Principles for Inclusive and Sustainable Recycling was conducted by Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) partners in 10 facilities in Colombia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa, in one large recyclers association in...
Continue Reading →
Accra, 2 July 2020 – The Ghanaian Ministry for the Environment (MESTI) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with support from Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) have begun to address the problem of unsound lead battery recycling in a combined effort...
Continue Reading →
Cairo, 10 March 2020 – Switzerland and the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology have agreed to extend the Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) project in Egypt, originally launched in 2016 and completed in 2018, through an additional grant contribution of...
Continue Reading →
Accra, March 5 2020 The sustainable use of natural resources will be at the heart of debates at the first World Resources Forum for Africa (WRF2020), which has today been officially announced by the Honourable Minister H.E. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng at...
Continue Reading →