Category Archives: Plastic Pollution

Mckingtorch Africa Is Creating Jobs For Women During The Pandemic

In a difficult time of the pandemic, Mckingtorch Africa is creating jobs through full-time work and paid volunteers program. 40% of youth engaged due to the #mckingtorchfootwear brand are women. The project also is offering a sustainable outlet for plastic waste in a time when traditional waste management systems are breaking down. When you place […]

Tullow Oil Ghana Partners Mckingtorch Africa on Waste Segregation

https://www.tullowoil.com/media/case-studies/plastic-waste-action-reducing-and-recycling-plastic-waste/?fbclid=IwAR2Msmv8IioO_R0oNa92hOIbYMaQ14UOrpDnfTWnRRR8lcOeq0ZZ0C9VQMU Tullow Ghana generates ~30 tons of plastic a year from its offshore platforms and onshore support base and offices. In recognition that plastic pollution, alongside climate change and biodiversity loss, is one of the biggest global environmental challenges of our time, Tullow Ghana has worked to find ways to reduce its use of single […]

Mckingtorch Africa made 100 sleeping and learning mats for homeless people from 50,000 plastic waste bags from the streets of Accra

Mckingtorch Africa is all about sustainability and if you are looking for a preferred partner regarding sustainability and the environment you should be working with us. You should be engaging us in that conversation. In December 2020, Mckingtorch Africa has been working with Children of the Light http://childrenofthelightghana.org/ an NGO working with homeless people living […]

WELCOME TO GHANA’S FIRST HOUSE MADE FROM PLASTIC WASTE BUILT BY NELPLAST GHANA

With help from the Skills Development Fund supported by Danida, Nelson Boateng and his company Nelplast has succeeded in turning the idea of houses and pavements made from plastic into reality. With just the idea, he applied to the Skills Development Fund for support to train his staff and now Nelplast is the only company […]