Tullow Oil Partners Mckingtorch Africa to Segregate Waste

As part of our agenda to prevent plastic waste from ending up in the environment and landfill sites in Ghana, Mckingtorch Africa is partnering with institutions, communities, schools, churches, event centers and households to separate plastic waste which can be solved or given out to actors in the waste management sector for recycling. Since 2019, […]

MCKINGTORCH AFRICA POP-UP SHOP. A 30 DAYS EXPERIENCE OF FOOTWEAR INNOVATION.

After successfully launching its new line of footwear made from recycled materials, Mckingtorch Africa through the support of Total Petroleum has opened a pop-up shop to create a convenient walk-in shopping experience for customers and supporters. The launch, which took place on Monday, 27th July 2020, was held at the 37 Total Fuel Service Station, […]

MCKINGTORCH AFRICA LAUNCHES FOOTWEAR MADE PARTLY FROM RECYCLED PLASTIC WASTE

After a dizzying wait, Mckingtorch Africa has launched its debut line of footwear, in a launch with the theme ‘Streets of Accra’. The launch which took place on Tuesday, 7th July 2020, saw the Mckingtorch Footwear trending on social media sites such as, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. The physical launch which was held at N8tive […]

Mckingtorch Recycled Footwear Launch

After a dizzying wait, Mckingtorch Africa has launched its debut line of footwear, in a launch with the theme ‘Streets of Accra’. The launch which took place on Tuesday, 7th July 2020, saw the Mckingtorch Footwear trending on social media sites such as, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. The physical launch which was held at N8tive […]

Mckingtorch Africa to Launch Mckingtorch Footwear on 7th July 2020

SANDALS FROM RECYCLED PLASTIC WASTE RECOVERED FROM THE STREETS OF ACCRA. Within the last 7 months, the team at Mckingtorch Africa has worked to develop a leather-like material from shredded LDPE and HDPE plastic waste which are mainly pure water sachet bags and regular waste shopping bags from the streets of Accra. These bags are […]

BBC London Hosts Mckingtorch Africa Founder & CEO

Congratulations to our CEO who while out in the UK, got invited to the BBC and interviewed by Audrey Brown of BBC Africa News to share his work with Mckingtorch Africa. Changing the narrative for Africa through sustainable communities and cities agenda. A year before, the British Broadcaster had documented the work of the social […]

KNOWING THE VALUE OF PLASTIC WASTE. ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF COMMUNITIES.

One of the biggest problems to the plastic pollution problem is putting a price on plastic waste and empowering locals and communities to understand the pricing mechanism and teaching them to weigh their plastic waste and know instantly how much money they are making off it when they sell it. This weekend Mckingtorch Africa was […]

Mckingtorch Africa Team Graduates From World Bank Funded Incubator Program

On 16th of December 2019, Mckingtorch Africa’s founder and CEO and the team graduated from a World Bank Group, Netherlands Government and Ashesi University sponsored Green Business Incubation Project #GhanaClimateInnovationCentre after 12 intensive months. The Sustainability journey continues from here with a better strategy and focus. The social enterprise received leadership capacity building support from […]

MCKINGTORCH VOLUNTEERS GET-TOGETHER AT LABADI BEACH

Saturday 21st of December 2019 was Mckingtorch Volunteers Day. We dedicated this day to celebrate the wonderful protectors of the earth. The people who have made the plastic waste fight come alive. It has been 12 crazy months and all these volunteers and others who were not here have been awesome in the sustainable cities […]