On Wednesday, November 1st, 2023, Former Nebraska Senator and Co-founder of GhaNeb LLC, Ken Schilz, as part of his seven days’ work visit to Ghana toured the Accra Compost and Recycling Plant. with the primary objective exploring collaborative opportunities in waste management, initiating a strategic effort to foster partnerships and exchange best practices between Ghana and Nebraska.
the initiative Organized by Agrihouse Foundation and GhaNeb LLC, aimed at facilitating the exchange of expertise and establishing enduring partnerships between the two nations, with a particular emphasis on advancing sustainable waste management solutions.
During his visit, Mr. Schilz engaged in insightful discussions with the management team of the Accra Compost and Recycling Plant, led by Mr. Michael Padi Tuwor, the Managing Director.
Highlighting the significance of cross-border cooperation in environmental sustainability, the former Senator emphasized the shared responsibility in fostering globally eco-friendly practices.
“Our primary objective is to establish a robust partnership between Ghana and Nebraska in sustainable waste management,” articulated Mr. Schilz, underscoring the necessity for shared learning and joint efforts to realize common environmental conservation goals.
Accompanied by Mr. Michael Padi Tuwor, the Managing Director for Accra Compost and Recycling Plant and Team, the former Senator thoroughly examined the intricacies of the facility, meticulously studying the recycling and compost production processes.
Mr. Micheal Padi Tuwor elaborated on the plant’s innovative methods for converting organic waste into high-quality compost, making substantial contributions to Ghana’s environmental conservation efforts.
“The Accra Compost and Recycling Plant is dedicated to sustainable waste management practices. Our expertise in transforming organic waste into premium compost significantly contributes to environmental conservation and sustainable agriculture in Ghana,so partnerships between ghana and nebraska in waste management will be a step in the right direction .” stated the managing director, emphasizing the plant’s commitment to promoting environmentally friendly practices.
The meeting was followed by a comprehensive tour of the plant with provided invaluable insights into effective and sustainable waste management practices, symbolizing the potential for mutual learning and progress between Ghana and Nebraska.
the Fmr. Senator Schilz’s exploration at the Accra Compost and Recycling Plant played a pivotal role in igniting the potential for collaborations between Ghana and Nebraska. By delving into the operational intricacies of the facility, he gained valuable insights into the efficient recycling and compost production processes.
Pictures from the Tour of the Accra Compost and Recycling Plant