HSBC supports waste management in Africa with US$30m loan

AFRICA – British investment bank HSBC has approved US$30 million in green financing for Averda, a Lebanese company specializing in waste management and recycling, to support the adoption of circular practices in waste management in Africa. Averda received the funds following the refinancing of its US$148 million term loan.  “The refinancing, which replaces the previous term loan that was due…

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Rwanda and Luxembourg launch waste recycling project in Kigali

RWANDA – The government of Rwanda and Luxembourg have launched a waste recycling and management project that will recycle, improve city solid waste control and hazardous waste management in Kigali city. Codenamed “Waste to Resources”, the three-year project aims at adopting integrated sustainable waste management methods including waste segregation, transfer, sorting, treatment, recovery, and disposal, in an integrated manner and…

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Logistics startup Amitruck and Sanergy partner for sustainable waste management

KENYA –  Amitruck, a technology startup and waste management solutions provider Sanergy have announced a partnership to tackle waste management in Nairobi, Kenya. Through the partnership, they have built an end-to-end value chain network of operations and efficient logistics that will collect, treat, and convert two streams of waste: sanitation waste generated in low-income informal settlements with inadequate sanitation services and kitchen…

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