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Plastic Recycling February 14, 2020 02:30:56 PM

ABL Launches New Campaign for Plastic Recycling in Ghana

Paul Ploumis
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Furthermore, ABL has decided to sponsor ‘Green Academy’ climate change awareness program in the country.

ABL Launches New Campaign for Plastic Recycling in Ghana

SEATTLE (Scrap Monster):  Accra Brewery Limited (ABL) announce launch of new plastic recycling initiative at Old Fadama in Accra- the capital city of Ghana. The campaign is being launched in partnership with leading non-profit Environment360 (E360) and Miniplast Limited- a leading manufacturer of industrial products.

The program involves collection of ABL’s Beta Malt plastic waste bottles by E360’s waste pickers, which comprises mainly of women from neighbouring communities. The collected materials are then delivered to the Old Fadama central collection hub. The collectors would be paid for the collected bottles, based on its weight. The bottles would then be transported by Miniplast to its manufacturing plants, where they will be recycled.

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Adwoa Aaba Arthur, Legal and Corporate Affairs Director, ABL noted that the partnership underlines the company’s commitment to creating a clean environment. BY 2025, it aims to ensure that all of its packaged products are returnable or recyclable.

Furthermore, ABL has decided to sponsor ‘Green Academy’ climate change awareness program in the country. As part of this program, school teachers would be offered training on the environmental impacts of plastic waste. The teachers will share this information with students, who in turn will educate community members.

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