Report/StudySummaryDocuments including WEEE flows/quantities
E-Waste Training ManualDeutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), 2019: As a basic manual for e-waste trainers, this publication assembles compact information about e-waste in theory, practical dismantling of different types of equipment, output fractions after manual dismantling, the management of a small scale recycling facility (including the calculation of business opportunities), and the organising of trainings. This training manual was developed to improve the conditions for sustainable management of e-waste in Ghana.
Exploring the Dynamics of E-waste Disposal Strategies in Tamale, GhanaGhana Journal of Development Studies, 2018: This article examined some disposal strategies and the factors that influenced their adoption in Tamale, a growing city in northern Ghana. Data for the study were collected using different techniques including questionnaire survey and key informant interviews.
Ghana Journal of Development Studies, Volume 15(2): 168.
Author(s): Ebenezer Owusu-Sekyere; Kenneth Peprah; Raphael Mawiako Demuyakor.
Technical Guidelines on Environmentally Sound E-Waste Management for Collectors, Collection Centers, Transporters, Treatment Facilities and Final Disposal in GhanaISRI, 2018: This Technical Guidelines have been developed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the support of the project Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI). In developing these guidelines, reference was made to ISO/IWA 19, Guidance Principles for the Sustainable Management of Secondary Metals, and the European Standards on Collection, Logistics and Treatment Requirements for WEEE – Part 1 General Treatment Requirements (EN 50625-1).
Author(s): Lambert Faabeluon; Sampson Atiemo; Letitia Tuekpe; Desmond Appiah; Andreas Manhart; Tobias Schleicher.
Hazardous and Electronic Waste Control and Management ActGhanaian Environmental Protection Agency, 2016: Hazardous and Electronic Waste Control and Management Act
High levels of PAH-metabolites in urine of e-waste recycling workers from Agbogbloshie, Ghana.Science of the Total Environment, 2014: In a cross-sectional study, the levels of PAH metabolites in the urine of individuals working on one of the largest e-waste recycling sites of Africa, and in controls from a suburb of Accra without direct exposure to e-waste recycling activities, were investigated. Socioeconomic data, basic health data and urine samples were collected from 72 exposed individuals and 40 controls.48
A Precarious Future The Informal Settlement of Agbogbloshie Accra, Ghana The Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE), 2014: This report analysis the situation and the future in the Informal Settlement of Agbogbloshie Accra, regarding social impact, housing rights, wast risks for the residents, etc.48