Ghana has witnessed a peaceful and smooth political transition lately. This positive change has also helped in creating a strategic environment which is favorable to economic and social progress. However, the thing which is ruining the perfect picture for Ghana is the problem of filth. At present, Ghana is suffering from serious environmental sanitation which has plagued the country. Without proper knowledge of sanitation the populaces of Ghana are only adding to owes.
Solid waste disposal in Ghana is a grave cause of concern and the chief areas of problems are indiscriminate dumping, lack of fitting disposal sites, troubles with proper solid waste disposal due to deterioration of road ways and escalating traffic woes. There is also no substitute for transportation.
The escalating problem on solid waste management is due to various factors. Problems such as rapid urbanization, financial incompetence of local authorities lack of proper planning and management equipments for solid waste disposal have together escalated the already grave problem of solid waste disposal. Need of the hour is to execute proper disposal and management system.