Industry partners with Artists to foster waste management and environmental conservation
Kenya Association of Manufactures (KAM) in partnership with Dandora Hip Hop City have held a capacity building workshop as one of the activities in a weeklong capacity building, clean up and community engagement program.
The theme of the program dubbed, “Building Champions to Drive Social Change and Responsibility is aimed at enhancing public education and awareness on responsible waste management by using music and the arts.
As part of its responsibility under the Framework of cooperation signed earlier this month, KAM committed to conducting awareness campaigns to support the established schemes in implementation, re-cycling and up-cycling. The partnership with Dandora Hip Hop City (DHC), a Youth focused Community Based Organization (CBO) founded by renowned artist Juliani.
KAM Launches Segregated Waste Bin to Increase Recycling
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) launched a segregated waste bin at Westlands stage terminal to help facilitate recycling of PET plastic bottles and to promote effective waste management.
To mark the National Clean- up month that is celebrated annually in September, KAM in partnership with Dandora Hip Hop City today participated in Westland’s area community clean-up drive, where a PET plastic bottles collection waste bin was launched.
Speaking during the ceremony, Job Wanjohi, KAM Head of Policy, Research and Advocacy said PET waste management initiative is part of the manufacturing industry’s commitment to solid waste management. The aim is to develop a sustainable post-consumer environmental solution through a series of activities that can be replicated around the city and across the country.