Environment 360 Launches Recycling Programme, Donates 20 Bins to Achimota Golf Club
Environment 360, an Accra based NGO and Investcrop investment banking and asset management firm, have teamed up to support Achimota golf club to launch a recycling program and also donated 20 recycling bins to its facilities.
The recycling program dubbed “Go Green on the Green” is intended to support the sanitation agenda of Accra by capturing plastic waste as its source of origin.
Environment 360 has been the first successful community collection scheme for plastic since 2015, and has become the chosen recycling partner for communities and corporations that desire to recycle in the Greater Accra region.
Since its inception, the organization has collected over 200 tons of plastic wastes that would have otherwise ended up in the landfills, gutters and communities.
Speaking during the official launch at the Achimota golf club in Accra on Saturday May 19, 2018, Founder and Executive Director of Environment 360, Ms.Cordie Aziz, said she is on top of the agenda of creating a cleaner Ghana through the creation of indigenous recycling and education programs.
“Over the past four years, Environment 360 has become the premier recycling partner of so many esteemed organization participating in our recycling scheme and are not only dedicated to helping clean Ghana up, but are also committed to helping create leader through our environmental education programs.
The launch of the program illustrates the willingness of private citizens to support the mission and vision of marketing Accra as one of the cleanest cities in West Africa and we are proud to be part of this movement ” she disclosed.
The Acting Managing Director of Investcrop, Mr. Henry Sunkwa-Mills noted that sustainability is one of the core foundation of investcrop and as a result the organization was keen to donate the recycling bins needed for the project.
“We are delighted to donate these recycling bins to the Achimota Golf Club, as our contribution to the efforts to clean up Accra and support the larger sanitation agenda”.
“As a leading investment banking firm, we specialize in helping our clients invest for the future”.
“We believe that by donating these bins, we are making a strong investment for the future of Accra”.
We are assured that the donation of these bins to the club will yield positive results for our communities and our future generations ” he concluded.
Achimota golf club first joined environment 360’s recycling program in 2016.
Since the inception of the recycling program at the facility, the club has collected nearly one ton of plastic bottles which has raised an estimated of GH¢500 for environment 360 environmental education program.
Every 50 plastic bottles Environment 360 collects equates to a GH¢1 donation for environmental education in Ghana.