UNICEF StartUp Lab Announces Twenty-Two Startups Joining the Second Cohort Accra, Ghana – 12th April 2021 – Today, UNICEF announced the launch of the 2021 cohort of the UNICEF StartUp Lab – a co-creation space and accelerator, that engages young startups in the development of innovative, open-source, market-driven products and solutions that address complex problems impacting the well-being […]
AppCyclers is an innovative startup and a social enterprise in Tamale focused on providing e-waste education, e-waste collection services, e-waste recycling and upcycling solutions to promote a safer and greener environment in Ghana and Africa at large. As part of our responsibility, we sensitize households, offices, schools and all communities that are committed to ideals […]
On the subject of truth, e-waste has become an obstacle for children in Ghana to pursue their education. In Northern Ghana, Tamale chunks of discarded refrigerators and television are packed and left in openings in repair stores along our street. With the sun and the rains releasing toxic chemicals into our landfill. AppCyclers an innovative start-up […]
Research has shown that in Ghana, about 63% of the labour forces that work as scavengers of e-waste at Agbogboloshie are from the northern region. The situation of migrating from the northern part of the country to the southern sector to make ends meet is very serious. How do we bridge this gap? What do we […]
Waste management in Ghana specifically E-waste management has been the intervention startups seek to address. However, the problem is still in the system and needs more hands. This is why AppCyclers present an E-Waste Awareness Campaign to the general populace. This will commemorate the International E-Waste Day as well as educate and sensitize the general […]
As we observe World Cleanup Day today, we should be mindful that there will be more plastic and e-waste in the oceans and landfills by 2050 if nothing is done. Littered plastic is clogging drains and causing overflows. And unmanaged plastic is polluting our precious oceans and waterways. The negative impacts that plastic is causing […]
We were featured on a panel dialogue with Sanatu Zambang Studios on e-waste, its negative side-impact, and how one can dispose off e-waste soundly.