Africa is urbanizing more rapidly than any other part of the planet, its 1.1 billion citizens will most likely double in number by 2050 and more than 80% of that increase will occur in cities especially slums.
One result of a rapid urbanization is the problem of waste. Although an average person generates 1kg of solid waste per day, the volume is huge compared to the rate (40-50%) at which it’s collected.
With such a rapid urbanization in many African cities, it’ll be seamlessly impossible for waste collectors in Africa to service the growing population effectively without technology tools.
At Yo-Waste, we believe technology can do much in improving municipal solid waste collection services, building efficient waste collection systems and also creating a circular economy in the communities we work.
The Yo-Waste customer mobile app allows individual households & small businesses to manage waste collection services from a handy smartphone. Request for on-demand services, regular collections, extra pickups,rate collections, view invoices of all previous collections all in one place.
With Yo-waste app, You get consistent pricing from month to month
Yo-waste uses data about your waste stream to help you cut costs on collection fees and help you get started with recycling programs
Kampala, Thursday 19 March 2020 – As our nation prepares to confront the novel coronavirus pandemic outbreak, we expect a negative impact on both our economy and business as usual in Uganda.
Have you recently moved to Kisaasi, Ntinda, Naguru or Bukoto or perhaps lived in this part of Kampala and you are still finding it hard to get a waste collection service provider
Statistics have shown that in Kampala alone, the per capita generation of garbage is 1kg of waste per day. With a total population of about 1.5 million people every day in Kampala,