- Ghanaian entrepreneur and humanitarian Stacy Amewoyi has raised an alarm about the rising levels of pollution
- She argued that rate of waste production has shot up in recent years and it is a by-product of a number of factors
- The factors, she explained, are increasing levels of population, affluence and technological advancement
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Ghanaian humanitarian and entrepreneur, Stacy Amewoyi, has raised concerns about the effects of pollution on humankind.
According to her, there has been an increase in the levels of waste production in recent years.
This, she explains, is the by-product of the increasing levels of population, affluence and technological advancement in a given environment or society.
She goes on to explain that the waste is generally a substance, material or by-product which is discarded or unwanted most especially after being used to satisfy a specific need.
It can be categorized into municipal solid waste which is made up of household trash or refuse, commercial waste and demolition waste; hazardous waste which is derived from industrial waste; biomedical or clinical waste; special hazardous waste which involves radioactive waste, explosive waste, and electronic waste (e-waste).
Civilization and modernization, she goes on, has led to overpopulation, which brings both positive and negative effects on the environment.
Stacy was recently in the news for bagging two big awards in the United States.
She was awarded for her tireless works of humanitarianism. According to a news report by Pulse.com.gh, Stacy received her first big award as a Role Model.
This was given during the 19th annual Ghanaian-Canadian Achievement Awards.
She also pulled a surprise when she donated some items to the needy in society.
Wearing a black top, red skirt, sporting shoes, and sunglasses, she is seen arranging them for distribution.
Information available suggests that she is in the United States of America but it is however not immediately clear where exactly the distribution would take place or who the beneficiaries are.
In other news, YEN.com.gh has learned that the proposed Door of Return to be organized by Nigeria is facing stiff challenge by the Nigerian Diasporan Commission (NIDCOM).
According to the Commission, the trending campaign has no authorization and is therefore illegal. It added that it has totally disassociated itself from the campaign which has meanwhile been criticized for copying Ghana’s Year of Return project.
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