An eco-friendly firm, Paperbags by Ebees is promoting a circular business model in the implementation of its recycling outfit, while also expanding its business operations across West Africa and reaching more businesses.
To support its long-term growth plan, United Capital Infrastructure Fund (UCIF), an N150 billion close-ended fund sponsored by United Capital Plc, has announced its maiden investment in a brownfield lead production
A group, Recycling Scheme for Women and Youth Empowerment (RESWAYE), has asked coastal communities in Lagos to reduce the number of pet bottles, plastics, bottles, takeaway packs
20 Dec 2021
Experts in the environment sector have expressed dismay over the ways used batteries are dumped in locations where their chemicals may cause harmful effects to the environment
14 Oct 2019
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and stakeholders in the food industry have developed a standard that would save Nigeria foreign exchange used in the importation of plastics.
25 Jun 2019
International Breweries Plc., a member of ABInBev brewer, has flagged off the 2019 edition of Kickstart, an innovative youth entrepreneurship programme that empowers young people with the financial muscle and training to implement different entrepreneurial ventures. The company also unveiled its new foundation, International Breweries Foundation. ‘Kickstart’ was introduced in 2016 to empower young entrepreneurs…
6 Mar 2019
A recycling company, Lexsz Plastics has called on the federal government to create an enabling environment for businesses and address infrastructure challenges in order to attract foreign direct investment (FDIs) into the country. The Executive Director, Lexsz Plastics, Oba Olufemi Akowe, explained that despite the harsh business environment in the country, Nigeria still remains an…
3 Jul 2018
Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the creation of 60 new jobs, as one of its commitment to investing more in the future of Nigerian economy. This was revealed by the Managing Director, Guinness Nigeria, Mr. Peter Ndegwu, during the media tour and launch of a PET bottle new format for its adult premium non-alcoholic drinks,…
12 Jun 2018
Achieving five per cent annual increase in recycling rates for plastics, glass, wood pulp, metals and minerals can generate around six million additional jobs across the world, the International Labour Organisation has said. The Director-General, ILO, Guy Ryder, in a statement to mark the World Environment Day, said more than 32 per cent of…
12 Jun 2018
Experts in the environment sector have canvassed the use of recyclable papers as alternative to plastic materials. The Head of Social and Environmental Forestry, Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources, University of Ibadan, Prof. Busuyi Agbeja, made the appeal during a lecture at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB). He said: “To avoid the danger…
2 Dec 2017
Tell us about yourselves. We are siblings and I’m the older one. My name is Ethan Obaloluwa Olayeni. I am 8 years old and in Year 3. My sister, Zoe Anuoluwani Olayeni is 6 years old and in year 2. At the last prize giving day in our school, we both got prizes for being…
17 Apr 2017
Recycling materials that contain persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and other toxic substances contaminates new products, continues human and environmental exposure, and undermines the credibility of recycling.