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The Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, Madam Cecilia Abena Dapaah has expressed her excitement about the newly installed composting and recycling plant by Zoomlion Ghana limited, a leading waste management company owned by the Jospong Group of Companies.

The plant which is built on a robust technology in collaboration with an European technology partner, Komptech Austria is located at the Accra Waste Recovery park, an industrial hub for the recovery of waste materials into reusable products.

The facility has a high material recovery rate of up to 90% of mixed waste and with the capacity to process 200 metric tonnes of waste a day and nearly 100 metric tons of compost daily.

Madam Cecilia Abena Dapaah who could not hide her excitement about the innovation by Jospong indicated that her Ministry is encouraging all Business men and the youth to venture into waste recycling because that is the only sustainable way of managing waste.

She said the Ministry met all waste management players and encouraged them to venture into waste recycling hence the swift move by Zoomlion Ghana Limited is commendable and government will continue to provide the needed enabling environment and stimulus packages for private businesses to excel.

The Plant Manager, Mr. Emmanuel Oteng who conducted the Minister round the facility explained that the plant produces 100 metric tons of organic compost per day and will eventually displace over 864,000 bags of chemical fertilizers imported into Ghana annually.

He said the socio-economic and job creation benefits of the facility is enormous as the plant will provide direct and indirect employment for over 1000 youth and also plans are far advanced to install similar plants across all the 16 regions.

Meanwhile, government has allotted Ghc 197 million for the desilting of choked drains and other drainage works in the country.

The Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, Cecilia Abena Dapaah who disclosed this indicated that “it looks like we are having early rains and the country must be prepared for the force majeure. We must be grateful to God for rains, unfortunately, rains can cause havoc”.  The authorities will not hesitate to deal with persons who are caught disposing refusing indiscriminately at unauthorized places once the desilting is done, she noted.


To be at the forefront of the environmental sanitation service industry, by the introduction and utilization of simple but modern technologies and methods of waste management at affordable and competitive rates.



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