Waste Collection for Recycling At Coped, our core business is Waste Collection and Waste Transportation. We work with stakeholders and partners to foster long term urban sustainability in the Cities of Rwanda. By working with households, businesses, Public and Private Institution of our cities, we are achieving our mission of gradually turning Kigali into one of the cleanest and greenest city in Africa.
COPED's Mission Statement is specified as "To ensure a friendly environment through proper waste management practices for a sustainable development"
We started in 1999 as sole proprietorship, the as cooperative in 2004 before becoming a company in 2008 due to investment orientation and business expansion requirements.
The waste collection and transportation remain our main activities. We are the leading waste management company operating in Rwanda. We provide our services to a wide range of clients like Residences, Office Buildings, Commercial and Businesses, Government institutions, International organizations, NGO's, Industries and Medical Facilities.
We also developed office cleaning and gardening activities.
Now 40 Employees are working with COPED, we are processing more than 1 500 waste collections per week with 6 trucks. All collectors are equipped with protective gears, and benefit social and medical insurance.
The Vision Statement of COPED is specified as "Leading the East and Central African waste market share and play as African Carbon Emission Reduction Partner for effective and efficient implementation of different international Climate Change initiatives". We are enthusiast to develop our vision and projects oriented to the promotion of clean cities and at the same time protecting environment.
We are now working out our Business Expansion Strategy to be able to increase its services on national & regional level. For the success based on this Business Plan, COPED will bring its waste management experience and track record for more than 10 years because we have been always motivated to care about the improvement of the quality of services we are proposing to our clients.
It is oriented to 3 components :
Waste equipment capacity increase (i.e. increase of waste collection trucks),
Waste service extension to all cities of Rwanda,
Waste recycling program support (introduction of waste separation from the source).