APM Terminals Apapa has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with an indigenous firm, FREEE Recycle Limited, to recycle its used tyres.
This was contained in a statement on Wednesday by the terminal.
Speaking during the MoU signing ceremony in Lagos, the Terminal Manager, APM Terminals Apapa, Steen Knudsen, said the MoU was in furtherance of the company’s contribution to reducing the harmful effects of industrial wastes on the environment.
“We are reducing environmental footprint in Nigeria, and I am super excited we have FREEE Recycle Limited to partner with. We are recycling the tyres into materials that can be used in other parts of the supply chain” He also said that it is important go partner with companies with different expertise. “It is important to partner with companies that have different expertise to complement our efforts to ensure that together, we reduce the environmental footprint in our businesses,”
Also speaking, the Procurement Manager of APM Terminals Apapa, Chinyere Adenaike, said the leading terminal operator remains committed to sustainability and protection of the environment.
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