UPPR partners Church of Pentecost in Plastic waste collection

UPPR partners Church of Pentecost in Plastic waste collection

UPPR Ghana Limited, a plastic recycling and manufacturing company has partnered with the Church of Pentecost in its plastic recycling and collection efforts.

Under the programme, church leaders will educate congregants to segregate their plastic waste from other types of waste and forward them to aggregators who will in flip sell them to UPPR Ghana Limited.

The Church of Pentecost as half of its Vision 2023 doc under its present Chairman Apostle Eric Nyamekye focuses amongst others, on environmental education amongst its members and tree planting activities.

UPPR Ghana Limited which is positioned at Borteyman, Accra, produces waste bins, buckets, chairs and bin liners amongst other merchandise.

Speaking at a pilot occasion at the Church of Pentecost, James Mckeown Assembly, Ashaiman close to Tema on Saturday, November 19, 2022, the Area Head for Agormanya and the Coordinator for National Discipleship and Leadership Development Committee (NDLDC), Apostle Samuel Gakpetor said the exercise is critical to help the country rid itself of plastic waste, whereas making good use of the plastics collected.

He said plastic waste is inflicting so much of havoc around and impacting negatively on the health of the folks. He subsequently called on all church members to take part actively in the exercise which he said would quickly be rolled out nationwide.

UPPR Ghana Limited was selected to accomplice the church as a result of the company has the requisite equipment to process the plastic waste into other usable gadgets that will profit society.

UPPR partners Church of Pentecost in Plastic waste collection

The Chairman of the Plastic Waste Management Committee of the Church of Pentecost, Apostle Davidson Edzii lauded the Vision 2023 and the Environmental Care Campaign of the church.

He said the 2 pilot tasks held in the Bompata Area in Ashanti on twenty eighth September 2022 and the Ashaiman occasion on November 19, is a sign that the venture will be extremely profitable.

He said enterprise will additionally open up alternatives for church members who will function aggregators whereas members will additionally profit from their plastic waste.

On her half, a representative of UPPR Ghana Limited Mrs. Isabella Gyau Orhin paid glowing tribute to the Vision 2023.

“What UPPR and COP are doing is extraordinary, the issues around environment have often ended in discussions, with very little or no action,” she said.

According to her, the 2 profitable pilot programmes point out {that a} national rollout is feasible.

“With this sourcing at source, little or no plastic waste will end up on the landfill site,” she said.

The Chief of Ashaiman, Nii Annang Adzor said he was very a lot in the venture and would participate to help maintain the country clear.

The Area Head of Ashaiman, Aposlte David Kankam Beditor was grateful to the management of the church for selecting Ashaiman as half of the pilot programme.

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