Ecocare Waste Initiative

Promoting innovative waste management approaches
SEED Starter Team Waste Management Goaso, Ghana

EcoCare Waste Initiatives is a recycling company with the mission of challenging existing wasteful paradigms and the throw-away culture by giving value to waste while advocating against waste generation.

The company aims at solving Ghana’s waste handling challenge with an unconventional waste management approach – by exploring socially, environmentally and economically impactful business models.

EcoCare is currently registered as a social enterprise with the key focus on education against indiscriminate waste disposal. It is also committed to providing distribution channels for recyclable waste materials and reducing pressure on landfills with the overarching goal of being an active driver of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 6, 12 and 13. 

Eco-Inclusive Impacts

Reducing environmental waste and empowering local communities through technical and entrepreneurial skills training.
  • Reducing environmental waste by running a design thinking centre for research and development of waste reduction strategies. 
  • Promoting environmentally-responsible waste management campaigns. 
  • Training clients on recycling and upcycling techniques.
  • Supporting local communities through job creation and access to environmentally-sustainable products and services.
  • Enabling clients to generate revenue from value-added upcycled products after benefiting from technical and entrepreneurial training.
  • Strengthening the economy with job creation and product sales. 

Partners

This enterprise is supported through its partnerships with various stakeholders, ranging from national and international organisations, investors, research institutes, suppliers, governmental bodies, NGOs, other social and environmental enterprises and more.

The Ghana Think Foundation provided Ecocare Waste Initiative with mentorship as well as a platform for promotion and networking through the Ghana Youth Social Entrepreneurship Programme (GYSEP). 

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Mr. Jackson Nyarko
Behind Michael Adjei Building
Main Lorry Park
P.O. Box GS 119
Goaso, Ghana
Tel: +233 201096181

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