CEJAD aims to combat plastic and waste pollution by promoting sustainable solid management through public education on impacts of plastics to the environment and demonstration of BATs/BEPs such as Source Separation of waste, reuse, recycling and recovery as well value chain efficiency.
Project and activities
- GEF SGP project
- Improving value chain efficiency through strengthening the entrepreneurial capacity of women artisans.
CEJAD with financial support from Australian High Commission is implementing a project improving value chain efficiency through strengthening the enterpreneual capacity of women artisans in Mombasa. The project seeks to conduct the following activities:
- Equipping the women artisans with machinery, tools and equipment for making sculptures and items out of plastic waste.
- Training women artisans on product development and packaging.
- Establishing a pilot waste segregation at source and management system for recovery, reuse and recycle of plastic and other waste
- Training women artisans on marketing and how to maintain market linkages
- Undertaking a market research for their products
- Building the capacity of women to address the challenge of marine pollution through a waste segregation and recycling program in Mombasa
CEJAD with financial support from Canadian Fund for Local Initiative successfully implemented a project “Building the capacity of women to address the challenge of marine pollution through a waste segregation and recycling program in Mombasa”. The project:
- Sensitized and trained community groups in old town on plastic waste substitution, recycling, reduction, recovery and safe disposal practices
- Established a model center at the Madubaa landing site for demonstrating best practices for zero-waste, 3Rs (reducing, recycling and re-using), showcasing viable plastic waste products and enterprises, troubleshooting, and continuous learning
- Facilitated public/stakeholder dialogue on mainstreaming plastics and UPOPs reduction and management in county government policy, plans, budgets and projects