On day 19 of the 2020 edition of the #30DaysOfGreen campaign, the Nairobi Hub of the Global Shapers Community (an initiative of the World Economic Forum) hosts Mr. Green Africa.
The #30daysofGreen campaign advances sustainable consumption by showcasing the efforts of our partner organizations involved in the manufacture, distribution or sale of eco-friendly products and services, or other green and sustainable initiatives.
Mr. Green Africa is one of the leading waste management companies in Kenya. They focus on trading recyclable materials while achieving tangible social and environmental impact. They integrate informal waste collectors into their value chain, leverage technology to manage and streamline operations and trade fairly-sourced recycled materials for local and international markets.
Mr. Green Africa’s featured products and initiatives are:
I . The U-Turn Project– Mr. Green Africa in collaboration with Unilever have initiated the U-turn Project which aims at engaging schools so they become aggregators of recyclable plastics;
II. Waste-Picker Health Checks:- Mr. Green is a plastic recycling company which works with over 2000 of these waste pickers who are at the core of their recycling business. These dedicated waste pickers supply us with plastic through our collection centers in exchange for money.
III. Sunlight Scouring Powder: Sunlight Scouring powder is made using 100% recycled malleable materials.
Further details of the featured services and how to procure them are available here