Sanitation: Minister donates 1000 litter bins to the Ashanti Region

As part of efforts to keep Ghana clean, the government through the Ministry of Sanitation and water Resources presented 1000 litter bins to the Ashanti Regional Coordinating Council. Presenting the litter bins, the Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR), Hon. Cecelia Abenaa Dapaa said Ghanaians will soon have no excuse to litter as the […]

Tanzania bans use of plastic carrier bags from next month

The government Tanzania has banned plastic carrier bags from the first of next month. However plastic packaging for medical services, industrial products, construction industry, agricultural sector, foodstuff, sanitary and waste management are exempt from the ban. Also, plastic carrier items known as “ziploc bags” that are specifically used to carry toiletries will be permitted as […]

Man jailed 2 months for littering in Accra

The La District Sanitation and Motor Court has sentenced one, Kwame Akyere to two months imprisonment for littering the Central Business District (CBD) of Accra. Kwame Akyere was sentenced on his own plea due to his inability to pay a GH₵360 fine when he appeared before the court presided over by Juliet Dudoo last week, together […]