The idea for a Cleanwarri was birthed on the 3rd of December, 2016, when newwarri (An idea and also an organisation) invited young and enterprising individuals in city to discuss the challenges plaguing the city. It was at this meeting that a unanimous decision was born to clean up Warri. In August of 2017, after Cleanwarri #RoadScrub, it became obvious that cleanwarri should be full fledge organisation to tackle the environmental challenges in the city and environs.