WHO WE ARE?
We are Zanzibaris with a developmental spirit toward clean environment and promote recycling and waste management. We are aware of the increase of solid and liquid waste in Zanzibar Archipelago in which takes a lot of landfill and above all, is now affected our sea, health since we use the old way of burning trash. More over, this idea come in to the reality after one of the findings member been inspired by the Danish municipality and it`s community on how they are handled waste material in a daily basis and how the individual community are involved onto the recycling process.
Thus why Zarepro was established in November 2011, with main focus it´s to educate the community and get learn the new way of recycling trash. In september 2012 with the full support of www.pembafoundation.org zarepro manage to conduct a mini survey about recycling and the benefit of waste material. The survey was include 10( Shehia/ word) at Chake chake Town in Pemba.
As we know that Zanzibar is like many other African countries they don’t have an adequate resources and municipality are allmost can not handle the issue of waste and composting. This situation has alarming us to re invented reduce recycling and reused by melting plastics waste and produce pevment or recycling tiles by producing faniture.
- To educate the community and other stakeholders about recycling and have a better understanding on the issues affecting environment and waste contamination.
- To raise awareness about the benefits of recycling and three terms of RRR Reduced, Recycling Reused and how it can be done.
- To impact and empower the community in order to be engaged direct or indirect into activity.
- To facilitate recycling program for the clean and sustainable environment.
- To reduce the number of landfill and eradicate waste contaminated diseases.
- Motivate the community to engage on waste collection activities in order to generate their own income.
- To create job opportunity to the individual who are interested to collect waste material and sell them to ZAREPRO