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The arrival of Global Recycling Day 2020 also means that the time has finally come for us to announce the winners of our #RecyclingHeroes competition. Each of our ten winners will receive a $1,000 prize for their commitment and innovation in local recycling.   Since February we have been accepting nominations for our #RecyclingHeroes competition, encouraging people from all over the world to put forward individuals, businesses and communities that are leading the way...


Growing up, Moejoh Oluwaseyi’s mother always today her, “You’re a great woman.” The 17-year-old founder of U-Recycle Initiative Nigeria says those words have been her personal motivation “even in the darkest of times.” Oluwaseyi, a first-year law student at the University of Lagos, Nigeria, learned about Nigeria’s sustainable development goals three years ago. “It has been...

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Centred around the theme, Recycling into the Future, Global Recycling Day aims to celebrate the power of recycling and make the world think ‘resource not waste’   U-RECYCLE Initiative, a team of young people aimed at promoting recycling culture in Nigeria, is set to host Nigeria’s first major Global Recycling Day event in Lagos. An...


U-recycle Initiative is a social enterprise led by passionate youths who invest their time and resources into educating schools and communities about the value of recycling by creating programs and proffering deep-rooted solutions to make the recycling of waste more efficient and pervasive across schools and communities in Africa.

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