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Rainfall, poor waste management and growing pandemic

Coronavirus waste

As the rain comes, floods take over our popular city centres and roads; garbage and other forms of waste dominate the surfaces of these waters with utmost disgust and frustration. These are evidence of our historic irresponsible disposal of waste, and the continuous failure of the state and local governments to provide reasonable waste governance structure for the population. Coronavirus ...

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Poor waste management practice: Catalyst to COVID-19 spread

Covid-19 Waste

In Nigeria, wastes are dumped in open pits; flowing gully water, drainage channels and poorly managed landfills, which have become very rigorous to maintain, and where waste pickers without wearing proper PPEs would scavenge for recycled materials. Officials managing a mountain of waste due to the Coronavirus epidemic in China. Photo credit: Reuters Such landfills also serve as a “food ...

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