Wecyclers CEO, Bilikis Adebeyi
(via Recycling waste can create 500,000 jobs in Nigeria| West Africa)
Wecyclers is a social enterprise which incentivizes people living in poor areas of Lagos to recycle their household waste, preventing it from piling up. Lagos born and raised Founder and CEO Bilikiss Adebeyi, previously worked at IBM and conceived of the idea whilst doing an MBA at MIT business school.
At 31 she is a mother of two, and was recently chosen as a Laureate of the Cartier Women’s Initiative Award.
Wecyclers uses special bicycles to peddle through these neighbourhoods, picking up bags of recyclable goods from subscribers, who earn points based on the weight of their trash. The point can then be cashed in for rewards, such as a blender.

Wecyclers CEO, Bilikis Adebeyi

(via Recycling waste can create 500,000 jobs in Nigeria| West Africa)

Wecyclers is a social enterprise which incentivizes people living in poor areas of Lagos to recycle their household waste, preventing it from piling up. Lagos born and raised Founder and CEO Bilikiss Adebeyi, previously worked at IBM and conceived of the idea whilst doing an MBA at MIT business school.

At 31 she is a mother of two, and was recently chosen as a Laureate of the Cartier Women’s Initiative Award.

Wecyclers uses special bicycles to peddle through these neighbourhoods, picking up bags of recyclable goods from subscribers, who earn points based on the weight of their trash. The point can then be cashed in for rewards, such as a blender.

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