Integrated waste management solutions provider, Zoomlion Ghana Limited marked this year’s World Environment Day with a massive clean-up exercise within the Nmai Dzorn community which hosts the company’s Head office.
The management and staff of the company swept the surrounding streets, desilted and washed choked gutters and drains along the famous School Junction road.
The Deputy Managing Director of Zoomlion Ghana Limited, Mrs Gloria Anti who led management in an interview indicated that the company as a powerhouse for waste management in the country decided to commemorate this year’s World Environment Day themed “Beat Air Pollution” by cleaning its surroundings.
She explained that it is important for stakeholders to mitigate pollution which has become a global canker due to indiscriminate dumping of refuse into drains and at unauthorized places.
Mrs. Anti was optimistic that the President’s vision Accra of a clean was achievable with the right attitudes from Ghanaians.
The World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated on the 5th of June every year to encourage awareness and action for the protection of the environment.
The event was First held in 1974 and has been a flagship campaign for raising awareness on emerging environmental issues from marine pollution, global warming and wildlife crime among others.
Mrs. Anti urged Ghanaians and civil society groups to positively contribute to the attainment of the President’s vision so as to make Ghana a tourism hub in Africa.