2016 in Review

09 Jan 2017 | by RecyclePoints Admin
The year 2016 was a great year for us at RecyclePoints Ltd. At the end of the year, we had over 6500 active subscribers, with an increasing rate of corporate signups, school and community engagements. We equally had accolades and Presidential award. Below are some excerps of the activities that made the year fabulous for all of us.
January
Redeemers' International School Signed up
Redeemers' International School Signed up to RecyclePoints Schools Recycling Programme. This was in line with the vision of propagating our recycling message to the ears of our dear little ones. Read more...
RecyclePoints Launched in Makoko Community
RecyclePoints initiates a community recycling scheme in Makoko Community in Yaba, Lagos State. Read more...
January Redemptions
Alhaja Eletu
Alhaja Eletu redeems her earned RecyclePoints to get an LG DVD, a Tin of Bournvita and a Pack of Peak Milk. Read more...
Madam Gloria Akinyebo
She redeemed her earned RecyclePoints to get an LG Refrigerator and 4 packs of Peak Milk. Read more...

February
February Redemptions
Mrs Ajayi Ogunleye
Mama Ajayi Ogunleye is our Heroine for the Month of February. An LG Washing Machine and ECFirman Generator was what she redeemed with the Points she earned from Recycling her Domestic Waste with us. Read more...
Olaoluwa Adeola
Olaoluwa Adeola started recycling with a target to get a mobile phone. Olaoluwa got a TECNO T347 Dual SIM phone from the points he earned from Recycling. "Now I can have two lines at the same time and continue recycling to get recharge cards to load the phones" He said. Read more...
Mrs. Ego Nnoroh
Well, let's say her household waste has yielded some good returns. She recently redeemed 5kg Bag of Rice, a Pack of Coca Cola beverage drink and a TECNO Dual Sim mobile Phone...all at a go. Read more...

March
Chellarams Plc Signed up
Chellarams Plc signed up to RecyclePoints Corporate Recycling Scheme. Read more...
RecyclePoints profiled on The Tribune Newspaper
RecyclePoints was featured on Nigerian Tribune Newspaper's ECOSCOPE, a weekly editorial that showcase activities in the Environmental Space. Employment Opportunity On The Street is the catch phrase that embodies this article. Read more...
March Redemptions
Madam Rebecca
Madam Rebecca redeemed her earned RecyclePoints to get 2 Cartons of Indomine, MTN Recharge Cards and 1 Pack of 6 Toilet Rolls made in #Nigeria by Boulos Enterprises limited. Read more...
Mrs. A. Afolabi
Mrs. A. Afolabi is the team lead for the Chefs in Lagos Resource Centre at Victoria Island, Lagos. They all took to waste recycling to gain from the benefits that could be accrued from @RecyclePoints Scheme and one can see from the smile on her face that she is highly satisfied on behalf of her team. Read more...
Segun Henry
Segun Henry's family in FESTAC Town recently redeemed their earned RecyclePoints to get a Binatone Standing Fan and TECNO Dual Sim Phone. Read more...

April
RecyclePoints Launched in Oyo State
RecyclePoints, in partnership with Oyo State Government, launched pickup of recyclables in Oyo State Nigeria. Read more...
RecyclePoints hosted students of UR4Africa
The vibrate and passionate students from UR4Africa organization visited our CoSoHUB at Oshodi. This group have a progressive growth and resolve to breed a generation of creative & environmental responsible advocates. Our Schools Program Coordinator pulled it through to mark 2016 World Earth Day. Read more...
April Redemptions
Mrs. Nosifat Lawal
Nosifat Lawal who recently redeemed her earned RecyclePoints to take home an LG Monitor Television Set. She has been an avid recycler in Lagos Island and she said people felt she was wasting her time sorting her waste and recycling with us. Now she has something to show that her effort was not in vain. Read more...
Miss Alaba Akinjeji
In her words, "My siblings and I can now watch our favorite movies and channels at Home". Read more...

May
RecyclePoints Partners with LAWMA for Children's day 2016
RecyclePoints partnered with Lagos Waste Management Agency to celebrate our Children on Children's day, May 27th, 2016. Read more...
June
RecyclePoints was awarded The Best Waste Recycling Venture of the Year
RecyclePoints was awarded The Best Waste Recycling Venture of the Year at the African Clean-Up Conference #ACC2016, held at Banex Hotels, Lagos. Read more...
RecyclePoints Partners with #WeSeparateWaste Initiative
RecyclePoints Partners with #WeSeparateWaste Initiative to provide waste recycling facilities to schools in Lagos State. Read more...
June Redemptions
Mrs. Elizabeth Awolimate
Bountiful Harvest for Mrs. Elizabeth Awolimate our Recycler from Mushin, Lagos. The joy she experienced today is part of the reason we run the RecyclePoints Initiative. Read more...
Mr. Patrick
Mr. Patrick felt so blessed that his waste will fetch him something very valuable. He used his earned RecyclePoints to Redeem a Power Generator and a Pack of Bournvita. Read more...

July
Access Bank Plc Signed up
Access Bank Plc Signed up to RecyclePoints Corporate Recycling Scheme. Read more...
Redeemers' International School made their first redemption
Redeemers International Schools (RIS) redeemed their earned RecyclePoints for the term at a colourful graduation & prize giving ceremony held at National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos. Read more...
July Redemptions
Mrs. Yetunde Ajala
Madam Yetunde Ajala, our recycler from Akoka area redeems her earned #RecyclePoints from deposits of recyclable waste made to us. Read more...
Mrs. Olasunbo Onike
Mrs. Olasunbo Onike from Yaba earned 30,576 RecyclePoints from her recycling activities with us. She recently redeemed her earnings to get mobile Recharge Cards from almost all networks, 2 cartons of Indomie noodles and pack of Kelloggs cornflakes. These items were delivered by the same WasteBuster that comes to her every week to pick her recyclable wastes. Read more...
Mrs. Adebisi Adebajo
Mrs. Adebisi Adebajo is all smiles as she has just redeemed her earned RecyclePoints to redeem Recharge Cards from all the Mobile Networks. Read more...

August
RecyclePoints partners with RecycleArticre8 for Waste and Recycle Awareness Symposium.
It was an interesting and inspiring day at the University of Lagos as we joined RecycleArticre8 and Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Lagos for the Waste & Recycle Awareness Symposium. The passion with which the students asked the speakers questions gave so much hope for a future with eco-friendly adults. Read more...
September
RecyclePoints Ltd won the AsoVilla Demo Day (Growth Stage)
RecyclePoints came first in the AsoVilla Demo Day (Growth Stage) as our initiative & selfless service gained the attention of the Leaders of our Nation and global captains of Industry. Read more...
September Redemptions
Mrs. Comfort
Mrs Comfort redeemed 14000 recyclepoints to get 3 cartons of Indomie Noodles and a pack of cornflakes. Read more...
Alhaja Kelani
Alhaja Kelani redeemed 15000 recyclepoints to get an original Binatone Steam Iron. Read more...
Mrs. Comfort
Mrs Comfort redeemed 14000 recyclepoints to get 3 cartons of Indomie Noodles and a pack of cornflakes. Read more...

October
FCMB signs up to our Corporate Recycling Scheme
First City Monument Bank Plc signs up to RecyclePoints Corporate Recycling Scheme. Read more...
GreenCycle Signs up to our Corporate Recycling Scheme
GreenCycle Ltd, signed up to our corporate recycling scheme. Read more...
US Consulate in Lagos Partners with RecyclePoints
Mandela Washington Fellowship Class of 2016 through the US Consulate in Lagos partners with RecyclePoints on Community Development by assisting RecyclePoints' waste sorters to sort the waste collected from the community. Read more...
Joshua Egesi produces an artwork with recyclables from RecyclePoints
Joshua Egesi, a final year student of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Benin, produces an artwork with recyclable materials (HDPE (plastic) Caps) from RecyclePoints. Read more...
October Redemptions
Mr. Musa Fatai
Mr. Musa Fatai redeemed his points to get an LG LED TV, an LG DVD, 2 cartons of Indomie Noodles, 2 packs of UAC Grand Pure Soya Oil, a pack of peak milk, 2 5kg bags of Rice, a pack of cornflakes, a pack of Pepsi and a pack of Coca Cola. Read more...
Mrs. Grace Eguaboi
Mrs. Grace redeemed 22000 points to get a set of hair clippers, a carton of Indomie and 5kg bag of Rice. Read more...
Mrs. Ajiboye
Mrs. Ajiboye redeemed 7000 points to get a carton of Indomie Noodles and a pack of Peak Milk (400g). Read more...

November
DeustcheWelle Featured Recyclepoints in EcoAfrica Documentary
DeutscheWelle which is Germany's public international broadcaster features our work at RecyclePoints in an EcoAfrica documentary tagged "From Trash to Cash" Green route to poverty eradication. Read more...
RecyclePoints hosted Newland Elementary School Pupils
We hosted pupils of Newland Elementary School on Recycling Excursion Visit. Read more...
November Redemptions
Mrs. Janeth Akande
Mrs Janet Akande redeemed 10000 RecyclePoints to get Rice and Instant Noodles. Read more...
Mrs. Raufu Shade Tawa
Mrs. Raufu Shade Tawa (Mama Ranti) redeemed 12000 recyclepoints to get 3 cartons of Instant Noodles. Read more...
Mrs. Francisca Amadi
Mrs. Francisca Amadi redeemed 67000 recyclepoints to get 11 5kg bags of rice and Three rolls of Rose Tissue Paper made in Nigeria by Boulos Enterprises Limited. Represented by the Husband. Read more...

December
RecyclePoints COO won ChivasVenture finale.
RecyclePoints Chief Operating Officer won the Chivas Venture Finale. She goes home with N1m and will get a one week training at Oxford University, U.K. She'll also represent Nigeria in the ChivasVenture Grand Finale in L.A in 2017. Read more...
RecyclePoints Ltd was there at #TheExperience11
RecyclePoints partnered with volunteers at #TheExperience11, held at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos Island, Lagos, on the 2nd and 3rd of December 2016, to rid the venue of recyclable materials, in order to foster sustainability in events management. Read more...
December Redemptions
Group80
Representative of Group80, a waste Recycling Club in Ibadan, redeems their earned Points to collect a pack of Coca-Cola from our ED Taiwo Adewole and COO of WestAfricaENRG Lolade Oresanwo. Read more...
Mrs. Bamigboje
Mrs. Bamigboje redeemed her earned RecyclePoints to get a Juice Extractor and a Bag of Rice. She is flanked by the COO & Co-Founder of WestAfricaENRG Lolade Oresanwo our value-chain partners in Oyo State & our Executive Director Taiwo Adewole. Read more...
Ms. Jomiloju
Our Executive Director Taiwo Adewole and the Co-Founder/COO of WestAfricaENRG Lolade Oresanwo, our Value-Chain Partners in Ibadan, Oyo State rejoice with Ms. Jomiloju as she redeems her earned RecyclePoints at our Agodi-Gate CoSoHUB in Ibadan recently. Ms. Jomiloju traded her earned RecyclePoints to get a Pack of Coca-Cola Soft Drink, a 5kg bag of Rice and a Juice Extractor. Read more...

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