Posts tagged with: Ghana

St. Gallen, 4 July 2018 The Fact Sheets “From Worst to Good Practices in Secondary Metals Recovery” are now available online. This publication provides a concise and reader-friendly set of eight Fact Sheets with most common identified Worst Practices (ranging...
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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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Authors Environmental Protection Agency & Sustainable Recycling Industries Year 2018 Abstract The Technical Guidelines on Environmentally Sound E-Waste Management for Collectors, Collection Centers, Transporters, Treatment Facilities and Final Disposal in Ghana have been developed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...
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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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Authors Sampson Atiemo, Lambert Faabeluon, Andreas Manhart, Letitia Nyaaba, Tobias Schleicher Year 2016 Abstract This report was produced within the framework of the Ghanaian part of the programme on Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI). Based on field investigations in Ghana this report contains an overview on...
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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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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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Authors Yaw Amoyaw-Osei – Green Advocacy Ghana; Obed Opoku Agyekum – Green Advocacy Ghana; John A. Pwamang – Environmental Protection Agency, Ghana; Esther Mueller – Empa, Switzerland; Raphael Fasko – Empa, Switzerland; Mathias Schluep – Empa, Switzerland Year Published 2011...
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Authors Siddharth Prakash – Öko-Institut e.V.; Andreas Manhart – Öko-Institut e.V.; in cooperation with: Yaw Amoyaw-Osei – Green Advocacy Ghana; Obed Opoku Agyekum – Green Advocacy Ghana Year Published 2010 Abstract This report is written within the framework of the...
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