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Coca-Cola awards UWI’s Leslie Robinson Hall for recycling pitch

The University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona’s Leslie Robinson Hall was awarded the winning position in the Coca-Cola World Without Waste initiative for the hall’s proposal for a national recycling campaign pitch dubbed ‘No Bottle Left Behind’.

The announcement was made during the finals of the World Without Waste Campaign Pitch and Bottle Drive Competition on December 11, 2019, at the UWI Regional Headquarters in Kingston, Jamaica.

Coca-Cola awarded the Leslie Robinson Hall with $500,000 towards the creation of a recycling initiative on hall.

The occasion was hosted by Wisynco Group Limited through its brand Coca-Cola, in association with Wisynco ECO, the company’s arm mandated to raise awareness about recycling.

Detailed and engaging proposals were presented by Leslie Robinson, Mary Seacole, Irvine, Taylor and Aston Preston halls of residences with the key focus being placed on recycling and waste management.

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