Ecobank has announced that the residents of Lagos take used plastic materials including soft drinks and water bottles amongst others to their head office located in Victoria Island, Lagos and exchange these plastics for cash. This is part of the banks activities to remove non-biodegradable materials from the environment as part of its sustainability week which runs till 17th May.
The bank stated that its target is to remove at least four million used plastic bottles from the streets and drains of Lagos through this initiative.
There are other activities lined up for the week including a symposium for secondary school students in Lagos, Abuja and Port-Harcourt to teach the students lifestyles that exemplifies and encourages sustainability.
Ecobank is a brand that is committed to sustaining the environment for all. Its sustainability activities are part of the universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.