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, […]

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 […]

SCULPTURES FROM METAL SCRAPS BY NIGERIAN ARTIST

Nigerian sculptor DOTUN POPOOLA makes life-size sculptures using scrap metal and found objects. Africa can influence the world. The new world where sustainable communities and cities can be created from all forms of waste creating jobs and wealth in the process. Scrap metals are one of the hottest commodities on the contitent of Africa when […]

WASTE SEGREGATION PROGRAM

Over the last 3 years Mckingtorch Africa has through its waste segregation program partnered with 100 households, corporate organisations and other private individuals to retrieve over 20 tonnes of plastic waste and prevented it from ending up on landfill sites. The aim is to let people and organisations freely give away their plastic waste for […]

Plastic Waste Segregation House Commissioned.

Source: FACEBOOK Plastic Waste Segregation House Commissioned. 8 Days. 72 Hours of Installation. 3160 plastic waste bottles. 60 Volunteers in Total. 5 Windows. 5 Foot Door. A Roof. The Plastic Waste Bottles Segregation House at Ghana International School has been commissioned. It can hold up to 600 kilograms of plastic waste bottles. A bit more […]

Prince of Wales Visits YALI Alumnus’ Recycled Plastic Waste Stand

SOURCE: YALI WEST AFRICA The visit of H.R.H Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, to Ghana in early November this year, presented the heir apparent to the British throne the opportunity to promote a cause he has been passionate about since the 1970s. Plastic pollution and how to rid the world of this canker. This was […]