Building is good, but building for sustainability is even better…

I recently came across a quote by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., which resonated deeply with me and spoke to the crux of this article – “Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build, and nobody wants to do maintenance.” Climate change and its attendant issues have received more attention in the past […]

The Consumer as a Changemaker: Empowering Individuals to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

The narrative surrounding sustainability has often focused on large-scale solutions – government policies, international agreements, and industry overhauls. While these efforts are crucial, a powerful and often overlooked force for positive change exists much closer to home – the consumer. The concept of the consumer as a changemaker refers to individuals’ power to shape a […]

Earn Money for Your Waste with Sahara Group Foundation’s Go-Recycling Initiative

Go-Recycling, a joint initiative by Sahara Group Foundation, Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), IBILE OIL&GAS, and Wecyclers, continues to expand its reach with the launch of its newest hub in Apapa-Iganmu LCDA while offering cash incentives to Lagos residents in exchange for recyclable waste materials. This project aims to promote sustainable environmental practices across […]

Skilling Teachers, Trainers and Youths for a Transformative Future

In a world where two-thirds of youth in developing countries are not fulfilling their economic potential, and 70% of an estimated 200 million Nigerians are in the youth category, the issue of skills development cannot and must not be taken lightly. Before the advent of social media, skills acquisition took on various forms both informal […]

World Environmental Day – #BeatPlasticPollution

World Environmental Day – #BeatPlasticPollution What is World Environment Day? World Environment Day, marked on June 5th every year, is driven and led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and is the “biggest international day for the environment”. Since 1973, UNEP has marked World Environment Day annually, encouraging people to take action to save the planet, which has brought about widespread acceptance […]

Ways to Promote Sustainabilty at your workplace

With so much of our lives spent at our place of work, recycling in the workplace as a culture, if encouraged, can impact our society positively. Here are 4 way to promote sustainability at your workplace Reduce electricity Consumption:  Save energy by turning off the lights when  not in use, Be it at home or […]

Make Recycling fun too for the family

Recycling is an activity you can get your whole family excited about, especially the children. It is that fun activity you do and in the same breath you get to positively impact the environment.  Introducing your kids to recycling at an early age is a great way  to teach them about sustainability and its importance […]

Volunteer for the Month of August

  Tell us about yourself (Name, job title, current location, interests, hobbies, favourite travel destination,  and length of stay with Sahara) Temi Adeniran. Finance head, Asharami Uganda limited, Kampala Uganda. I’m a lover of sports most especially football (watching and playing), reading  finance & cultural-related books, as well as watching comedy movies  and skits. I […]