Nimba Youth Transforms Plastic Waste to Floor Tiles

first_imgSamples of Walee’s tiles made from plastic waste, on display in SanniquellieYoung entrepreneur exploring the answer to plastic wasteA young Liberian entrepreneur involved in transforming the waste plastic product into tiles has appealed to the general public for assistance to enable him effectively exercise his skill in his trade.Williamson S. Walee told the Daily Observer that he has the required skills to turn waste plastic products into floor tiles with any design one could think of.Williamson S Walee, the young entrepreneur“We are producing pavement out of waste plastic materials,” Young Walee said.As to how he acquired the skill, Walee said it was a Cameroonian who taught him. The Cameroonian (not named) is said to have visited Liberia last year as a guest of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Saniquellie, Nimba County.Some of the plastic waste materials used for producing the tiles“This idea is very strange in the country because it has taught us to remove waste plastics from the streets by keeping the environment clean,” Walee said.Showing samples of his self-made tiles, he said, “We just need support, because we are able to produce any quantity the public would want.”Walee-made tiles have been used in some residential homes in Sanniquellie, and are found to be durable, a resident said.Although he did not say exactly what kind of assistance he would want, Walee needs support that would empower him to create jobs and also clean the environment of waste plastic products.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

GAA SFC QUARTER FINAL: MICHAELS BRUSH ASIDE MALIN TO BOOK SEMI-FINAL SPOT

first_imgThe men from St Michael’s have booked their championship semi-final berth with ease after easily overcoming the men from Malin at O’Donnell Park this afternoon.Colm McFaddenIn the end, the Creeslough side had a whopping 16 points to spare over an Inishowen outfit who were never really allowed to get into the game which finished on a scoreline of 3-15 to 1-05.Early goals by Andrew Kelly and Ciaran Gallgher had finished this game as a contest long before referee Seamus McGonagle blew even the half-time whistle. Many sensed that Malin might put it up to Michaels after dumping Gaoth Dobhair out of the competition but on the day they were no match for their opponents.Kelly, who was voted man of the match, also grabbed St Michaels third goal in the 55th minute from the penalty spot when Daniel McLaughlin was pulled down as he was going through on goal.Scores from no less than eleven different St Michaels’ men showed the authority which they stamped on this game.Many of the Creeslough team’s bigger players such as Martin McElhinney, Colm McFadden and Christy Toye all stood up to the plate to do their bit. As well s McFadden and Toye, others including Liam Paul Ferry, Michael Langan, Michael Cannon, Lee Carr and even the evergreen Brian McLaughlin got on the scoresheet.Paul McLaughlin scored a late gol for Malin but it was merely a consolation score in name and nature.There was no question it was Michaels day but it was just a question of by what margin.Declan Bonner, brought in to assist the St Michaels club in their surge for championship glory, knows it won’t be as easy the next day out.GAA SFC QUARTER FINAL: MICHAELS BRUSH ASIDE MALIN TO BOOK SEMI-FINAL SPOT was last modified: September 13th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:CreesloughMalinSt Michaelslast_img read more