Waste management

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 9th, 2013
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The Ethiopia Power Corporation (EPPCo) has commissioned a study to supply electric power to condominium apartments from the waste that they produce. The plan envisages each condominium being able to generate its own power. Cambridge Industries Energy, a British-based waste management company, is cond...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Dec 16th, 2011
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NAIROBI, Kenya, December 15, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — From a company that transforms groundnut shells into fuel briquettes in Gambia, to an enterprise that has developed solar ovens in Burkina Faso, to an initiative that trains and employs street youth to collect waste materials...
By benim
In Ghana
Jun 28th, 2011
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Official data released by the Ghana Shippers Authority say the country imported 31,400 metric tonnes of used electrical appliances last year, representing 74.6 percent increase compared to the 2009 figure of 17,987 metric tonnes. The port of Tema handled 72 percent of the total importation, which amo...