Tag Archives: Plastic Waste

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]