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5 Benefits of Composting

It’s no secret that keen environmentalists love talking about composting. Here’s five reasons why it’s a key factor for sustainability and features prominently in green debates. 833 more words


Liquid Waste from Lavender Hill Turned to Charcoal

Slumson Ghana Limited, the company contracted by government to process human liquid waste into compost for farming is also manufacturing organic charcoal as a by-product. 529 more words


Pope Francis Speaks About Waste and our Planet


Pollution, waste and the throwaway culture

20. Some forms of pollution are part of people’s daily experience. Exposure to atmospheric pollutants produces a broad spectrum of health hazards, especially for the poor, and causes millions of premature deaths. 438 more words


4 Steps to Start Composting at Home

A recent study by the Millennium Cities Initiative at Columbia University showed that almost one third of household waste in some Accra neighbourhoods is organic. 477 more words


A Professional Dumpster Diver Finds Trends in Trash

By Alisa Opar, Western Correspondent at Earthwire
*This post has been republished with permission from OnEarth, the magazine of the Natural Resources Defense Council, originally titled “
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Closing The Loop: Generating High Quality Compost from Food Waste

Everyday, we at Saahas manage 12 tons of waste. We compost close to 5 tons of food waste everyday to generate 15-20 tons of high quality compost a month. 465 more words


4 Resources on Waste Management in Accra

Waste Management is a big issue for the city of Accra, and has been for some time. Here are some resources to help you understand what the problem is. 355 more words

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