Pearl Recycling

Cash Incentive, an alternative to indecent waste disposal

Our vision of eradicating indecent waste disposal in Nigeria caught the attention of Reuters, Washington Post, Al- Jazeera and other international media.

We believe that waste is a global problem but waste management technologies varies across countries. Africa is plagued with policy issues that is affecting most of the industries and sectors. We can’t leave government alone to do the work and that is why a young lady’s effort at upcycling waste is getting international recognition.

On what international media stations have to say:

Offering money for discarded plastic items is helping Olamide Babajide increase recycling rates in Nigeria while make a creative living for herself.
Offering money for discarded plastic items is helping Olamide Babajide increase recycling rates in Nigeria while make a creative living for herself.
She has since cut a niche for herself. “We are not like the everyday interior décor merchants, but ours is a different blend of interior crafting, where exquisite office equipment, like shelf, is used to beautify homes. Our personal decors are made from recycled products like woods, bottles and metals, which we turn to wall mirrors, wall frames and flower vase from unused materials,” she disclosed.
Olamide is concerned that, in a world of wasteful usage and global warming, concerted efforts should be made to reduce wastages and help the ozone layer by recycling waste materials into finished works of art.