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World Cleanup Day: Foundation adopts cleaning of two Lagos beaches

Lafiaji Beach

Sterling One Foundation on Saturday, September 25, 2021 adopted the cleaning of Lafiaji and Iwerekun beaches in Lagos, as part of the activities to mark the 2021 World Cleanup Day. Volunteers at the cleanup exercise at Lafiaji Beach Mrs Olapeju Ibekwe, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sterling One Foundation, expressed delight in welcoming many volunteers who turned out to identify with ...

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Environment group wants governments to address indiscriminate waste disposal

Green Janitors

The Green Janitors Sustainable Initiative (GJSI) has urged the Federal, State and Local Governments to address the indiscriminate waste disposal in parts of the country. The Volunteers of Green Janitors in a group photograph during the 2021 World Cleanup Day in Bariga GJSI’s Executive Director, Mr Abdul-Salam Ashade, made the appeal in a statement on Thursday, September 23, 2021 in ...

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Geocycle: Lafarge turns industrial waste to profit


Lafarge Africa Plc has reaffirmed its commitment to working at the highest level towards reducing the impact of industrial waste as it announced the commencement of 2021 Geocycle Week. Lafarge The Head of Geocycle, Lafarge Africa, Mr Daniel Adedokun, gave this indication in a statement on Monday, September 20, 2021 in Lagos. The theme of the Geocycle week is: “Think ...

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World Cleanup Day: LAWMA, NIMASA others evacuate 75,000 plastic bottles from Lagos beach

Ilashe Beach

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) on Saturday, September 18, 2021 commemorated the 2021 World Cleanup Day by evacuating 75,000 plastic bottles from Ilashe Beach, Lagos. Participants at the Clean-Up Initiative programme to commemorate the 2021 World CleanUp Day at Ilashe Beach in Lagos The five-kilometre Ilashe/Ibeshe beach area is on the outskirts of Lagos. The exercise was undertaken by ...

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World Cleanup Day: Group sensitises Lagos residents on dangers of plastic waste

Plastic pollution

The LasGidis Recyclers on Saturday, September 18, 2021 sensitised residents of Victoria Island, Lagos on the dangers of plastic waste and the benefits of cleaner environment. Plastic pollution The event, held at Iru on Victoria Island, had environmentalists and volunteers clean the area of plastic litters to mark the 2021 World Cleanup Day, held every Sept. 18. The event was ...

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World Cleanup Day: Sweden to prioritise awareness on climate change in Nigeria

Swedish Embassy

The Embassy of Sweden in Nigeria says awareness creation on issues about climate change remains a top priority to proffer solutions to the global environmental problem in the country. Swedish Embassy officials with other participants at the activities to mark the 2021 “World Cleanup Day” themed: “Plogging” on Saturday in Abuja The Swedish Ambassador to Nigeria, Carl Michael Gräns, said ...

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World Cleanup Day: Nestlé volunteers join call for cleaner planet


No fewer than 200 Nestlé volunteers cleaned up seven markets across Nigeria to mark the World Cleanup Day 2021 on Thursday, September 16, 2021, removing and disposing over 3,000 kg of waste from the environment. Nestlé volunteers and participants clean up The Arena Market, Oshodi, Lagos State, Nigeria to mark the World Cleanup Day 2021 on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. ...

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Clean Up Day: Recycling Alliance clamours collaborative action to safeguard environment

World Clean Up Day

With increasing use of plastic packaging, poor waste management and the lack of an adequate recycling ecosystem, there is a need to take proactive measures to safeguard our environment for future generations. These were sentiments shared as members of the Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA) joined forces to create awareness on the need for collaborative action on World Clean ...

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World Clean Up Day: Lagos residents tasked on cleaner, greener environment

Cleanup Exercise

The Executive Director, Green Janitor Sustainable Initiative, Mr Abdulsalam Ashade, on Saturday, September 19, 2020 urged people of Lagos State to keep their environment greener and cleaner. A cleanup exercise Ashade give the advice at a cleaning up exercise organised by the initiative to commemorate the World CleanUp Day in Badagry. According to him, environment determines mankind’s wellbeing and quality ...

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