Municipal Solid Waste in Ghana is handled by private companies contracted by the various municipalities. These contracts are reviewed in 5-year intervals based on performance reviews. You can contact the Municipal Health department of your municipality for information on which contractor works in your area. Alternatively, you can request for waste collection services from Jumeni. Check out their operational areas to confirm their availability in your area.
Here’s our list of top waste management companies in Ghana
Jumeni connects households & businesses to the local waste collectors in their communities and is reliable, affordable & convenient. You can consider them as Ghana’s Uber for waste. Dispose provides on-demand and weekly waste collection services as well as recycling services for plastics, papers, electronic waste and more.
Customers can request for waste pickups on Jumeni by signing up on their mobile app or speaking to an agent. Jumeni allows its customers to access bills, make payments and get service updates at tip of their fingers. They believe that with technology, waste management can be more sustainable and accessible to everyone.
Zoomlion Ghana Limited
Zoomlion Ghana Limited is Ghana’s biggest waste company and also has a presence in other African countries. The company was formed in 2006 as Zoomlion Ghana Limited and now has a total core staff of 3,000 and manages over 85,000 workers under various forms of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP). Zoomlion owns a number of subsidiaries including Zoom Domestic, Alliance Waste, Metropolitan Waste, ZoomPak, IRECOP and Waste Landfills.
Jekora Ventures started in 2003 by providing cleaning services at the Odornaa main lorry park as a routine maintenance contractor with the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA). As time passed by they expanded into a solid waste management company in 2004 as a solid waste contractor responsible for a number of container sites in the city of Accra.
Their mission is to deliver operationally efficient, cost-effective and affordable services and products and promote a sustainable environment. They also offer recycling services clients along with a solid waste source segregation programme.
Jay Stanley Owusu (JSO Waste)
J Stanley-Owusu (JSO) is a pioneer in waste management services dating back to 1961. They are a wholly Ghanaian owned company, offering innovative and intelligent solutions to clients across Ghana with one of the most comprehensive global product platforms available. They also offer recycling solutions. JSO has presence in the Greater Accra and Ashanti regions.