Accra Waste Collection One of Best Climate Projects in the World

To increase collection of waste, close illegal open waste sites, and ensure fair and inclusive employment, Accra integrated its informal waste collectors into the city's official waste management system. The project's win - it was among 6 other winners - was announced by C40 and Bloomberg Philanthropies at the 2019 C40 Cities Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards at the C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen.

C40 and Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the seven winners of the 2019 C40 Cities Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards at the C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen. The prize for "The future we want engages all citizens" was awarded to Accra, Ghana, for its Informal Waste Collection Expansion.

C40 and Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the seven winners of the 2019 C40 Cities Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards at the C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen. The prize for "The future we want engages all citizens" was awarded to Accra, Ghana, for its Informal Waste Collection Expansion.

C40 and Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the seven winners of the 2019 C40 Cities Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards at the C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen. The prize for "The future we want engages all citizens" was awarded to Accra, Ghana, for its Informal Waste Collection Expansion.

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