This sector of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) encompasses companies or contractors within the waste, sanitation and environmental service providers. The umbrella body for the sector, the Environmental Service Providers Association (ESPA), is committed to the needs of Ghana’s Environmental Sanitation.
As partners in development, the Environmental Service Providers Association (ESPA) has over the past several years maintained an active collaborative stakeholder relationship with the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the delivery of solid and liquid waste management services to the citizenry in line with government policy of maintaining a clean and a healthy environment for all.
Some company members in ESPA are Zoomlion Ghana Limited, Alliance Waste, Asadu Waste, etc. The sector also advocates for proper structures and environment for the industry.
Some of their services include: Waste Management (support and environmentally friendly services in all aspects of waste management); Mobilization of Machinery (capital, machinery and support by national and multinational organizations); Capacity Building (seminars, workshops, training schemes, etc.); Recycling Services (private sector participation in the provision of environmental services); Initiation of Support (research programs for appropriate technology and management techniques); and Advocacy for Active Participation (private sector waste management and environmental sanitation).