In Accra, the events marking International Waste Pickers Day (March 1st, 2020) lasted for a week. Waste pickers marked their day in their own way before coming together to hold a series of public activities that showcased their contributions.
- 7:00–9:30am: Waste Pickers Street carnival from Kpone through the landfill road to the to barrier of the Tema–Dawhenya highway.
- 10:00am–12noon: Press conference and media engagement and tour of Kapone Landfill
- 12noon–4.00pm: Reception and a brief talk by an invited guest
Photo Exhibition and Video Showing at the Alisa Hotel in Accra: In 2019, renowned photographer/videographer Dean Saffron visited the Kpone landfill. His extraordinary photos and two short videos capture the daily work, contributions and realities of Accra’s informal waste pickers Alisa Hotel in Accra.