Who We Are.
AppCyclers is a social enterprise, founded in 2019 in Tamale, Northern Ghana. We are an e-waste management startup using data analysis, education and technology to solve the problem of improper disposal of e-waste. We provide upcycling solutions through E-Waste Collection, E-Waste Recycling and E-Waste Education to promote a safer, greener environment in Ghana and Africa.
We provide a web-based platform that facilitates collections and safe disposal of e-waste from individuals homes and offices with a click of a button at their own pace of time and convenience for pickups of their electronic waste. Our platform also has a shop feature that enables the buying and selling of used electrical and electronic appliances and upcycled products, such as jewellery and picture frames, egg incubators made from e-waste.
We also provide training, workshops, seminars and Young E-waste Hero Competition consisting of basic schools, junior high schools, senior high students and universities across Ghana to brainstorm on new ideas and sustainable e-waste business models for solving issues concerning e-waste.
We believe by educating and creating an awareness of the negative side effects of e-waste on our health and environment will bring about behavioural change and motivate our local communities to do something about it.
To reduce the amount of e-waste from the environment, through advocacy, adoption of the 3R’s (reduce, reuse, recycle), and using innovative collection mechanisms.
To become a trusted and leading e-waste management company in Ghana and Africa at large. Our goal is to address SDG 11 (Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable), 12 (Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns), 3 (Good health and Well Being), 8 (Decent Work), and 17 (Driving Sustainable Growth through Partnerships)
We provide an efficient means for waste disposal for individuals, homes and offices. We deliver the value of sorting e-waste into gradable forms acceptable for recycling companies. We also provide an avenue for safer recycling of e-waste, save energy, combat climate change and promote sustainable consumption of electronic gadgets. We stand out in the market by digitalising the collections of e-waste from reaching the land and contributing to the increase in the collections of e-waste.
kg of E-waste Collected
kg of GHG Emission Reduced
Agudor K. AgabasCo-Founder & Team Lead
Alidu HadijaCommunication Lead
Mark GumahTechnology Lead
Ayaatu Abdul RahmanResearch Associate