Five fishing regions in Ghana
Coastal environments Ghana.
Fishing, which involves 10% of the Ghanaians population has been seriously damaged by
the plastic contamination of the fishing waters and coastal areas. We have deployed in 28 main collection areas involving thousands of fishermen and women.
Upper Volta – Krachi
Lower Volta – Oti
Eastern Region – Keta Lagoon
Accra Region – Nigo
Central Region – Cape Coast
Waste collection in African coasts
Since 2019 we have developed an inclusive marine waste collection program in West
Africa where we have both and environmental and social impact. Coastal communities
benefit from a new source of income and the coastal environment gets cleaned up.
Supporting the un sustainable
From our supply chain to products manufactured with 100% Upsea™ up-cycled marine plastic, we actively contribute to 6 of the 17 Sustainable development goals that were formally adopted in September 2015 by the UN General Assembly with the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.
Alleviation of poverty across
Every waste collector in West Africa will
get 1€ for the amount of waste collected.
Building a clean- up family
to increase employment
We are currently increasing by 200% the
income of 500 families of fishermen
involved in the collection of plastic on
Quality of education
Ensure inclusive and equitable education
for the ones in need
Combat climate change and
Collecting marine plastic from the Ocean
and the coastal environments.
1 ton of plastic gear rescued
= 125 tons of fish saved
Collecting marine plastic and preventing
it from decomposing in the Ocean has a
direct impact on marine life.
Revitalise the global
partnership for sustainable
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