Sahara Foundation partners LSETF to promote recycling across Lagos

NIGERIA – Sahara Foundation and Lagos State Employment Trust Fund have announced their strategic partnership geared towards rolling out a series of recycling exchange hubs across 12 local government areas in the state. In a statement by Sahara Foundation said that the project is being implemented by Wecyclers, a social enterprise with expertise in recycling. It is aimed at promoting…

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Sidel to install its EvoBlow blow molder at StrongPack facility in Nigeria

NIGERIA – Sidel, a global provider of packaging solutions to install its 1000th EvoBlow blow molder as part of a high-speed PET water line at StrongPack in Nigeria early this year. StrongPack has been a customer of Sidel since starting operations in 2018. Benefiting from an experienced, flexible, and customer-focused Sidel project management team, StrongPack is now one of Nigeria’s…

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Coca-Cola Nigeria recognized for environmental sustainability investments

NIGERIA – Coca-Cola Nigeria has earned multiple accolades at the Environmental Sustainability Conference, Expo, and Awards (ECOSEA), organized by Impact Reports Africa and Brand Communicator. This reaffirms that for Coca-Cola Nigeria, environmental sustainability goes beyond one-off philanthropic interventions to long-term commitments. Launched this year, the maiden edition of ECOSEA saw the convergence of public and private sector stakeholders in the…

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Nigerian start-up Quadloop recycles electronic waste into solar lanterns

NIGERIA – Quadloop, a Nigerian-based start-up, uses electronic waste as raw materials to manufacture solar lanterns and other products which will have a lower impact on the environment. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Nigeria produced 16,900 tons of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) between 2015 and 2016. It is against this backdrop that Lagos-based start-up Quadloop…

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Coca-Cola Foundation partners FABE to fight plastic pollution in Nigeria

NIGERIA – Coca-Cola Foundation has joined hands with FABE International Foundation in the fight against plastic pollution in Nigeria Under the partnership, FABE, with the funding support from Coca-Cola, will set up five #TidyNigeriaRecyclingHubs across Lagos State. This partnership comes at a time when Nigeria produces 200,000 tons of plastic waste per year, two-thirds of which ends up in landfills,…

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