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  • PHOTOS: Trashusers Services Champions Lagos Ocean Cleanup 2021!
  • The Trashusers team on Saturday, the 30th of January reaffirmed their commitment to waste management and preservation of nature through a massive Lagos Ocean cleanup organised in Iwerekun beach, lekki epe expressway with over 70 Volunteers ; including Trashusers Volunteers and the community residents.

    The Lagos Ocean cleanup 2021 project is aimed at fighting plastic pollution, saving marine life, and mitigating climate effects in underserved coastal communities in and around lagos and will span over a 12 month period beginning in January.

    The first stop; Iwerekun community was indeed welcoming and had no prior experience of recycling or waste sorting.

    The cleanup began exactly at 10:30am with Trashusers volunteers. Youth, women and men of the Iwerekun community joined in the exercise and had fun doing so. All Volunteers and community representatives; including young people were given consolation prizes for participating.

    At the end of the exercise in the community, the cleanup team was able to recover over 90% of plastic litters and 60% of marine litters on the shorelines.

    The organising team included Seun Bode, Joy Chiadika, Lynda Obika and Sikiru Bola.

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