Our Values


We are committed to being transparent and accountable to our stakeholders, including the local community, project funders, and other partners.

Environmental Stewardship

We are committed to protecting and preserving the environment by promoting sustainable waste management practices.

Community Empowerment

We believe that sustainable waste management solutions must beored to the needs and practices of local communities


Our work is guided by the principle that everyone deserves equal access to sustainable waste management solutions


We recognize the need for new and creative solutions to address the waste management challenges facing communities in Uganda

Pamela Adongo

Pamela Adongo

At Zero Waste Africa, We pride ourselves on our commitment to sustainable and inclusive development, working closely with communities and tailoring our solutions to meet the specific needs and priorities of each region we work in. We engage with local leaders, grassroots organizations, and other stakeholders through our community-based outreach programs to create sustainable, effective waste management solutions and empower local communities to take ownership of their waste management practices.

The Vision

Our vision at Zero Waste Africa is to create a sustainable, circular economy in Africa that fosters local ownership, innovation, and inclusivity. We aim to minimize the environmental impact of waste while creating economic opportunities and promoting community resilience.
Waste Reduction and Recycling: We strive to foster a culture of waste reduction, reuse, and recycling to minimize the environmental impact of waste and promote a circular economy in Africa.
Community Engagement: We engage with local communities and civil society organizations to build awareness and capacity for sustainable waste management practices at all levels, from individuals and households to small businesses and industries.
Gender Equity and Social Inclusion: We recognize the importance of promoting gender equity and social inclusion in all aspects of our project. By incorporating the voices and experiences of women, youth, and marginalized groups, we aim to create a more equitable and just society.
Sustainable Development: Our goal is to create a more sustainable and resilient future for Africa. We believe that waste should be seen as a valuable resource that can be leveraged to promote social, economic, and environmental well-being.
By implementing these goals, we aim to create a circular economy that minimizes waste, conserves resources, and ensures a brighter future for generations to come. Join us in our vision to build a more sustainable Africa. Together, we can transform waste and preserve our future.

The Mission

Zero Waste Africa has a clear mission: to promote sustainable waste management solutions in Africa. Our aim is to reduce waste, minimize the negative impacts on the environment and public health, and ultimately improve the well-being of communities.
Through our community outreach programs and educational initiatives, we are dedicated to raising public awareness about the environmental and health hazards associated with improper waste disposal. We strongly advocate for alternative approaches such as reuse, recycling, and waste reduction.
Zero Waste Africa firmly believes in working together with local actors to develop and implement climate-resilient solutions. Our focus lies in supporting ecosystem-based approaches that are just, appropriate, and effective. Gender equity and social inclusion, enhancing access to finance for locally led climate-resilient actions, promoting climate literacy, and empowering youth are at the core of our guiding principles.
We firmly hold the belief that by fostering collaboration with local communities, we can promote responsible waste management practices and pave the way towards a cleaner, healthier, and more sustainable future for all Africans. Zero Waste Africa is fully committed to achieving this goal through innovative media strategies and community-led action.

Join us in the fight against waste pollution in Africa!

Together, we can achieve a remarkable shift towards a more sustainable future. With your support, we can create a cleaner, greener Africa that we can all be proud of. So let’s take a leap forward, united in our mission to conquer waste and build a brighter tomorrow.

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