3 May, 2023 -- CCMA holds 1st General Assembly Meeting 2023

29 April, 2023 -- First Session of YouStart candidates graduate

25 April, 2023 -- YouStart Programme for Cape Coast District launched

28 Mar, 2023 -- Kamala Harris visits the historic city of Cape Coast

6 Mar, 2023 -- Cape Coast marks Ghana's 66th Independence

16 Feb, 2023 -- RTI Unit embarks on departmental sensitization

14 Feb, 2023 -- Mayor commissions toilet facility at Anakyin

1 Feb, 2023 -- Sod-cutting for rehabilitation of Philip Quarcoe Schools

22 Jan, 2023 -- Mayor donates to Vipers FC and Ebusua Dwarfs FC

14 Dec, 2022 -- Mayor Ernest Arthur speaks at UN Conference in Canada

11 Nov, 2022 -- CCMA holds 9th General Assembly Meeting

4 Nov, 2022 -- Update: Abura Chieftaincy Dispute

13 Oct, 2022 -- October Birthday celebrants throw a big bash.

2 August, 2022 -- Mayor engages illegal sandwinners at Town Hall

1 August, 2022 -- Mayor & CCTU handover construction site for Police Station

19 July, 2022 -- CCMA Heads of Departments/Units Meeting

14 June, 2022 -- CCMA supports Persons-With-Disabilities (PWDs)

10 June, 2022 -- Cape Coast Metropolis observes Green Ghana Day

7 June, 2022 -- CCMA meets leadership of Transport Unions

12 May, 2022 -- Mayor Ernest Arthur attends 2022 ICLEI World Congress

27 April, 2022 -- CCMA procures Articulated Boom Sky Lift

31 March, 2022 -- CCMA receives Public Utilities Regulatory Commission

30 March, 2022 -- Hon. Nana Kweku Awuku re-elected as Presiding Member

11 March, 2022 -- Mayor commissions modern classrooms block

6 March, 2022 -- Cape Coast marks Ghana's 65th Independence Day

17 February, 2022 -- Cape Coast readies for 65th Independence Day

15 February, 2022 -- Mayor hands over Kakumdo CHPS Compound

14 February, 2022 -- Sharing Love the Right Way - A Valentine's Day Seminar

24 Jan, 2022 -- Mayor Ernest Arthur embarks on media engagements

7 Dec, 2021 -- Management and Staff of CCMA hold 2021 Durbar

17 Oct, 2021 -- CCMA Members approve MCE-nominee Ernest Arthur

6 October, 2021 -- For a second time, CCMA Members deny MCE-nominee

27 Sept, 2021 -- CCMA Members deny Metro Chief Executive-nominee

14 May, 2021 -- Sensitization for School Feeding and Food Vendors

21 April, 2021 -- CCMA holds 8th General Assembly Meeting

25 Aug, 2020 -- HR Department organizes seminar on Report Writing

18 April, 2020 -- CCTU donates to CCMA

Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly

Waste Management Department

The Waste Management Department is established at Metropolitan Assembly as per Second Schedule of the Local Governance Act, 2016 (Act 936). Waste Management Department exist to solve waste management challenges through the mobilisation, harmonisation and utilisation of qualified human capacity and resources to deliver safe, effective and efficient collection, transportation, treatment and disposal of waste (liquid waste, solid waste) with the collaboration of all stakeholders to improve the quality of life of the citizenry.


Providing access to safe, sustainable and equitable environmental sanitation infrastructure and services for enhanced public health and socio-economic opportunities for the citizenry.


To deliver waste management solutions through effective and efficient service delivery in collaboration with all stakeholders to enhance the quality of life of the citizenry.

Waste Management Department

Core Functions & Responsibilities

Waste management comprises the safe, effective and efficient separation and collection, transportation, treatment and disposal of waste (liquid waste and solid waste). Waste management (covering separation, collection and sanitary disposal of wastes, including solid wastes, liquid wastes, excreta, industrial wastes, health-care and other hazardous wastes; cleansing of thoroughfares, markets, streets, drains and other public spaces).

Waste Management Department in the Metropolitan shall: