Ghanaian Waste Pickers Call for Government’s Intervention

Photo source: News Ghana
Photo source: News Ghana

The Kpone Landfill Waste Pickers Association has commemorated International Waste Picker’s Day, calling on the government and the private sector to support them with funds and essential logistics.

According to them, the support would aid them to secure community waste management contracts to enable them to undertake door-step waste collection.

A statement issued by Kpone Landfill Waste Pickers Association on International Waste Picker’s Day and signed by Johnson Doe, the Chairman, noted that waste pickers in Ghana are still confronted with diverse challenges including but not limited to stigmatization, disrespect, exclusion, and their livelihoods are often threatened in most cases.


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