Zoomlion plants trees and a clean environment to mark World Environment Day
Waste management company Zoomlion Ghana Limited undertook a tree planting and clean-up exercise in their Nmai Dzorn community to commemorate World Environment Day.
The company and its staff have been seen loosening drains, cleaning medians of plastic waste, sweeping and planting trees along the streets of the Nmai Dzorn school junction on the way to Zoomlion’s head office. .
Compaction trucks and ‘Borla’ taxis also shuttled between the two and picked up trash as soon as it was piled up with staff members spread throughout the community cleaning and educating residents on the need to keep the surroundings clean. to help restore the ecosystem.
The General Director of the Environment and Sanitation Pole of the Jospong Group of Companies, Ms. Florence Larbi, who joined the team to clean up in an Interview, indicated that environmental cleanliness was vital to save the environment, explaining that Zoomlion undertook the exercise of creating the necessary awareness.
She said the indiscriminate dumping of waste in unauthorized places was the result of inadequate garbage bins in homes and along streets.
Ms Larbi explained that providing every household with bins will require them to store their waste for later collection by service providers. This, she said, will reduce uncollected waste in communities that end up on the streets.
Zoomlion Ghana Limited Managing Director Ms. Gloria Opoku Anti, who also took part in the exercise, urged the public to clean up their immediate surroundings as improper waste management practices negatively affect the environment.
She said on World Environment Day, “It is important that we restore the ecosystem by planting trees and refrain from throwing waste indiscriminately.”
World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 each year and is one of the largest events organized by the United Nations to raise awareness of the importance of nature.
The theme for World Environment Day 2021 is “Ecosystem Restoration” and Pakistan will be the global host country for the big day.