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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 […]

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 […]

MCKINGTORCH PLASTIC WASTE ARTS: A project by Mckingtorch Creatives

SOURCE: Mckingtorch Creatives developed a raw material from treated plastic waste and turned them into plastic sheets which have become a raw material for artworks. Mckingtorh Creatives makes arts and products from waste plastics and does advocacy on pollution, installations, and exhibitions on the impact of plastic pollution to change behavior. Board members include […]

Mckingtorch Creatives Host American International School And Challenge World Wide Students

SOURCE: MODERN GHANA Students from the American International School (AIS) and Challenge World Wide visited Mckingtorch Creatives as part of the American International School Community Day activity to serve their communities through volunteerism. Students areexpected on that day to go out of the school environment to volunteer with an institution for a day of which […]

Mckingtorch Africa: Where used plastic is no longer waste

Source: THE business and financial times Change begins from you, said President Muhammadu Buhari. And this philosophy is what one young man in Ghana shares. He is using his social enterprise to effect attitudinal change in how plastic is disposed of and managed in Ghana. Rather than sit and complain about the plastic menace in […]

Ghana’s Wastepreneur

Source: Forbes. Makafui Awuku has slept on a bench, hunted in the bush, worked at a church and sifted through mountains of plastic waste. He is the man turning trash into cash in Ghana. Thirtyfive-year-old Makafui Awuku has been through enough pain and penury in life to see beauty in the little things. He is […]