WELCOME TO MCKINGTORCH AFRICA
A legally registered social enterprise working in the environment and climate space with a focus on sustainable communities and cities.
Since 2019, Mckingtorch Africa’s work is built on key pillars that include influencing climate, circularity and plastic waste management policies, product and service innovations from plastic waste, global institutional research partnerships, recycling & upcycling training programs, public space installations from waste, sustainability advocacy, plastic waste recovery services, community and beach waste recovery, art installations from plastic waste, facility tours
BUILT FIRST EVER BUS SHELTER IN AFRICA FROM 3.5 TONS OF RECYCLED PLASTIC WASTE RECOVERED FROM THE ENVIRONMENT IN THE CITY OF ACCRA
CONTRIBUTED TO GHANA’S NATIONAL PLASTIC WASTE MANAGEMENT POLICY THAT GOT PASSED INTO LAW BY GHANA’S PARLIAMENT IN 2020
PARTNERED THE UN BASEL CONVENTION IN SWITZERLAND TO PRODUCE AND DISTRIBUTE 2000 REUSABLE BAGS FROM RECYCLED PLASTIC WASTE
SHOWCASED WORKS OF PLASTIC WASTE ARTS TO THE KING OF ENGLAND KING CHARLES III
MEMBER OF THE GHANA NATIONAL PLASTIC ACTION PARTNERSHIP
INNOVATED LEATHER-LIKE SHEETS FROM PLASTIC WASTE BAGS
ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS WITH UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN IN THE U.S, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO IN CANADA, UNIVERSITY OF BRIGHTON IN THE U.K AND ACADEMIC CITY UNIVERSITY COLLEGE IN GHANA
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Tours include experience of innovations, a talk on the plastic waste value chain and climate crisis, a tour of the Mckingtorch Facility and a plastic waste upcycling activity.
Fees For Tours:
Children: GHS30|Adults: GHS70
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
ASANA SHANNI MAHAMA
WUSC International Seminar 2023
Dr. Dan Westervelt: Climate Change and Air Pollution Scientist: Dr. Westervelt is currently a Lamont Associate Research Professor at Columbia University’s Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory Palisades, New York. He is an affiliated scientist with the NASA Goddard Institute of Space Studies in New York (NY), and an air pollution advisor to the U. S. State Department. He is also an affiliate faculty of the Columbia University Data Science Institute. Prior to Lamont, he worked as a Science , Technology and Environmental Policy (STEP) postdoctoral research associate at Princeton University.
Makafui Awuku: Environmentalist, Innovator, Entrepreneur, Founder and CEO Mckingtorch Africa. Mckingtorch Africa is a registered social enterprise working in the environmental sustainability space. It has worked to recover over 100 tons plastic waste since 2018 and has run research projects with Academic Institutions in Ghana, the UK, USA and Canada.
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