Unilever gives N18m grant for waste management

Unilever Nigeria has announced a foundry grant of N18.1 million ($50,000), from Unilever global to Wecyclers, a waste collection and management company.

The grant serves as a financial boost for the waste recycling social enterprise.

The grant-cum-partnership will allow Unilever trade carbon footprints from its operations by helping to prevent the emission of C02 caused by improper disposal of its post-consumer waste products.

Announcing the partnership, Corporate Affairs Director, Unilever Nigeria Plc, Mr. George Soromidayo, said the partnership is Unilever’s contribution to creating a cleaner environment and delivering its mission of supporting young entrepreneurs.