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World Health Day 2024: Plastic Versus Planet – The Imperative of Proper Waste Disposal

On this World Health Day, amidst the urgency of global health challenges, the theme "Plastic Versus Planet" serves as a poignant reminder of the interconnectedness of human health and environmental sustainability. As we grapple with the consequences of plastic pollution on our ecosystems and health, the imperative of proper waste disposal has never been more pressing. In a collaborative effort to address this critical issue, the ESG department of Marble Advisory, in partnership with Switch Recycling, embarked on an impactful awareness trek across Lagos Island. This initiative aimed to educate communities on the importance of responsible waste management and promote sustainable practices for a healthier planet. Throughout the trek, several significant locations were visited, including the NGX building, King's College, Eko Akete Grammar School, and the environs of Tinubu. At each stop, plastic waste disposal items were distributed, emphasizing the need for proper waste segregation and recycling. Communities were engaged through interactive sessions, raising awareness about the detrimental effects of plastic pollution on public health and the environment. The collaboration between Marble Advisory and Switch Recycling underscores a shared commitment to environmental stewardship and community empowerment. By combining expertise in ESG advisory, financial consultancy, and waste management, this partnership exemplifies a holistic approach to addressing sustainability challenges. Marble Advisory, with its seasoned ESG advisors, stands at the forefront of guiding individuals and organisations towards their sustainability and financial goals. Through ESG advisory and audit services, carbon credit consultancy, capacity building initiatives, and green finance solutions, Marble Advisory empowers clients to integrate sustainability principles into their operations and investment strategies.
Switch Recycling, a pioneering waste recovery and management service operating in Lagos, embodies innovation and excellence in the field of waste management. Leveraging cutting-edge technology, industry-best practices, and skilled personnel, Switch Recycling is revolutionising urban waste management, paving the way for a cleaner, healthier environment played a sifngicant role by donating items and standing alongside marble capital limit during the trek. As we commemorate World Health Day 2024, let us heed the call to action and prioritise proper waste disposal as a fundamental pillar of public health and environmental sustainability. Together, through concerted efforts and partnerships like Marble Advisory and Switch Recycling, we can mitigate the impact of plastic pollution and safeguard the health of our planet for generations to come.