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Explaining Lagos’ campaign against single-use plastics in layman’s terms

During the just-concluded Yuletide season, one of the common features of the many photos and videos shared on social media by Nigerians was the...

Scotland to enforce ban on single-use plastic items from June 2022

Scotland will be the first UK nation to pursue a ban on single-use plastic, one of the most problematic plastic products. Legislation has been put...

World Cleanup Day: Group sensitises Lagos residents on dangers of plastic waste

The LasGidis Recyclers on Saturday, September 18, 2021 sensitised residents of Victoria Island, Lagos on the dangers of plastic waste and the benefits of...

LAWMA to ban single use plastic

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) is set to ban single use plastic materials across its formations, as part of its efforts to curtail...

UNEP spotlights best alternatives to single-use plastic products

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has published a report on single-use plastic products (SUPPs) and recommendations for alternatives, based on life cycle assessment (LCA) studies. UNEP...

Report maps single-use plastic products across travel and tourism value chain

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) launched a report on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, addressing the...

Global Day of Action: SRADev seeks single-use plastics ban

The Lagos-based Sustainable Research and Action for Environmental Development (SRADev Nigeria) joined campaigners across the world on Wednesday March 31, 2021 to mark the...

Govt urged to phase out single-use plastic now, not in 2028

There is an urgent need for the immediate phase-out of single-use plastic such as against the proposed 2028 deadline proposed in the National Policy...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one of the pioneer models for youth engagement in the agriculture...
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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England following the driest summer of 50 years. The conditions had almost...

China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued a red alert for high temperatures, the most severe warning...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

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