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Bilikiss Adebiyi-abiola

Bilikiss Adebiyi-abiola

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Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola is the CEO and Co-founder of Wecyclers Nigeria Limited. A social entrepreneur, passionate about building sustainable models for waste collection and reuse in the developing world.She is a graduate of Fisk University, Vanderbilt University and MIT’s Sloan School of Management.She is a legatum Fellow at MIT’s Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship, Carroll Wilson Fellow, an Echoing Green Fellow and a 2013 recipient of the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards.Wecyclers uses innovative low-cost bicycle-powered collection vehicles called “wecycles” to provide convenient household recycling service in densely populated neighborhoods, where service subscribers accumulate rewards points that they can exchange for household goods, food items, or cash. We have registered over 15,000 households for waste collection service across Lagos and diverted over 3,000 metric tons of recyclable materials from landfills into productive reuse and at the same time, created over 100 jobs and rewarded subscribers with over €70,000 worth of gifts and cash prizes.

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Wecyclers: Promoting Social Entrepreneurship through RecyclingSep 8, 2017

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Wecyclers: Promoting Social Entrepreneurship through RecyclingSep 10, 2017

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Bilikiss Adebiyi-abiola is supporting proposal Wecyclers: Promoting Social Entrepreneurship through RecyclingSep 10, 2017
Bilikiss Adebiyi-abiola created a Proposal Wecyclers: Promoting Social Entrepreneurship through RecyclingSep 8, 2017
Bilikiss Adebiyi-abiola joined the Climate CoLab communitySep 7, 2017
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