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2023 IN FOCUS

While 2022 was a step forward in achieving most of our targets and impactful work, 2023 was equally a year in which we experienced significant progress as we strived to execute our commitments towards sustainable e-waste management in Northern Ghana. The team worked hard, especially this year, to project our ideas and work in the […]

ISC3’s Startup of the Month for April 2023

We are delighted to share the exciting news that AppCyclers has been chosen as the Startup of the Month by the International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre (ISC3). ISC3 is a global organization dedicated to facilitating the transition of the chemical and chemical-related industries towards Sustainable Chemistry. Their mission revolves around fostering a circular economy and […]

The Arts With E-Waste Project

Population growth, increasing prosperity, and changing consumer habits in Ghana contribute to the increasing demand for consumer electronics. This has made Ghana a significant importer of used consumer electronics such as Televisions; DVD players; Refrigerators; Computers; Laptops; Mobile Phones and many more. The aftermath is the production of tons of electronic waste in our homes […]

Appcyclers: E-waste Recycling in Ghana | Agudor Kwaku Agabas

  Do you want to know the story behind AppCyclers and the motivation of Agudor Kwaku Agabas starting this initiative? If yes! Then join us on the Green Living Chat podcast with David Ewusi-Mensah as we discuss E-waste Recycling in Ghana. Link to listen to this episode: https://bit.ly/2YzEwC4 Sign up and join our next webinar […]

EPA rolls out an e-waste management programme in Accra, Ghana.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has begun a programme to collect electrical and electronic waste for proper disposal. The initiative, which is a partnership between the EPA and Excellent Waste Management, includes visit to public and private establishments to inspect and collect e-waste for recycling. At the launch of the pilot programme in Accra yesterday, […]

Scrap dealers and E-waste specific MSMEs schooled on modern ways to manage electronic waste

Micro, Small and Medium Businesses engaged in electronic waste across the country are being sensitized to employ modern ways to properly manage electronic waste. The project is expected to assist informal scrap dealers, electronic waste managers and MSMEs alike to relook their activities, do away with their old approach of waste management. “If you visit […]

AppCyclers joins the second cohort of UNICEF Startup Lab

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 […]

E-waste – An obstacle to children in Northern Ghana.

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 […]

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