Nelplast Ghana Ltd.
Nelson Boateng has a Diploma in Network Engineering and other certificates from professional courses with recognized institutions. Nelson has attended several seminars and fora on plastic recycling and manufacturing both in Ghana and abroad. It is his impressive can-do spirit that has brought him this far. He is a professional in his area of business with over fifteen years of experience in the recycling industry, having worked with Recycling Companies from the post of Senior Supervisor to the Managerial level, prior to setting up Nelplast Eco Ghana Limited. He built the extruder and other machinery used in the manufacture of the eco-bricks.
Nelplast Ghana limited is an Integrated Environmental and Social Impacting Solutions Company located at Katamanso near Ashaiman (a suburb of Tema) in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. It started as a plastic recycling and production company in 2013 producing poly bags primarily to feed the demand for convenient carrier bags. It has evolved to become a change agent; a social and green-environment advocate, involved in the production of the acclaimed “Eco Bricks”. This vision also sits firmly in the country’s quest to be a champion of cleanliness in Africa. The aim of Nelplast Ghana Ltd is to rid the country of the Gulf of plastic waste that is polluting the environment and water bodies, securing job opportunities for the local collectors whilst advancing the global sustainable agenda of the United Nations SDGs. Today, Nelplast Ghana ltd employs 74 direct workers and over 300 indirect workers as plastic waste collectors and aggregators, the majority of whom reside within the Ashaiman-Katamanso enclave in Ghana.