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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...
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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...
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Running from 2014 to 2018 and led by the ecoinvent Association, the Life Cycle Inventories (LCI) component of the SRI programme brought together local stakeholders in Brazil, Colombia, India, Peru and South Africa to develop inventory data for core activities...
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Accra, February 2018: Ghana, known for being one of Africa’s major e-waste hot spots, has taken another important step towards more sustainable management and recycling of electronic waste. On 15th February 2018, the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology (MESTI) and the...
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Geneva, 26 October 2017: On the side-lines of their annual conference, the World Resource Forum today presented the key achievements of the Sustainable Recycling Industries project. This initiative, launched in 2012, aims at building a cohesive framework for encouraging e-waste recycling...
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Accra, July 2017: On 21st of July, the managers of three secondary lead-smelters signed commitments to work with the Ghana Environmental Protection Agency to improve their operations. The step followed assessments, trainings and audits conducted by the SRI project in cooperation...
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Accra – Ghana, April 2016: Ghana has long been known for being one of Africa’s e-waste hot spots. The huge challenge from unsound recycling and disposal was presented in media channels all over the world. But now, Ghana is taking very...
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Lima, 9-11 February and Nairobi 27 February 2016: Local consultations with formal and informal recyclers as well as with local authorities and Governments’ representatives were held in Peru and Kenia on the Draft 1 of the ISO document on “Guidance...
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Accra/Cairo, June 2015: Stakeholder meetings on electronic waste were held in Accra and Caïro this month. With this the World Resources Forum has kicked-off the implementation activities for its Sustainable Recycling Industries Program (SRI) in Ghana and Egypt. Together with...
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