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Environment group wants governments to address indiscriminate waste disposal

Green Janitors

The Green Janitors Sustainable Initiative (GJSI) has urged the Federal, State and Local Governments to address the indiscriminate waste disposal in parts of the country. The Volunteers of Green Janitors in a group photograph during the 2021 World Cleanup Day in Bariga GJSI’s Executive Director, Mr Abdul-Salam Ashade, made the appeal in a statement on Thursday, September 23, 2021 in ...

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Nigerians urged to change attitude toward waste disposal

waste managers

The Association of Waste Managers in Delta State has called on the public to have attitudinal change toward disposing their waste for cleaner environment and healthy living. Waste PSP operators at work Its President, Mr Samson Osuare, made the call in an interview in Asaba, the state capital, on Sunday, May 30, 2021. Osuare said: “One of the challenges facing members of this association ...

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Climatologist counsels against indiscriminate dumping of wastes

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As the rainy season begins, a climatologist has called on Nigerians to desist from dumping garbage in public spaces, to forestall outbreaks of health disasters in the country. Indiscriminate waste disposal in sub-Saharan Africa The Assistance Director, African Climate Reporters, Mohammed Zakari, said this in an interactive session with newsmen on Sunday, April 25, 2021 in Kaduna. Zakari stressed the ...

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New Oyo dumpsite to improve Ibadan refuse management

Seyi Makinde

Gov Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Thursday, February 25, 2021 inaugurated the Awotan dumpsite on Akufo Road, as part of measures to improve waste/refuse management in Ibadan metropolis. Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State Speaking at the occasion, Makinde said the site, which had been upgraded to landfill, would provide job opportunities to some 3000 people. The governor, who ...

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Waste-to-wealth: North-West stakeholders call for aggressive approach

Mohammad Abubakar

Some environment stakeholders and experts have called for an aggressive approach in converting the huge waste generated in the country into viable business opportunities that will add value to the economy. Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar The experts and stakeholders from the North-West noted that waste products are no longer waste, but avenues for making money and job creation ...

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Waste disposal: five states take measures to keep environment clean

Victor Omofaiye

State governments in the North-Central zone and part of the North-East are taking measures to ensure proper waste disposal, a survey has shown. Kogi State Commissioner for Environment, Mr Victor Omofaiye The states are Plateau, Benue, Kogi, Nasarawa and Taraba. In Plateau, the Commissioner for Environment, Mr Yakubu Idi, said new strategies for waste management were based on the experience ...

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South-South states evolve lofty plans for waste disposal, management – Survey

Mohammad Abubakar

Some states in the South-South geopolitical zone of Nigeria have evolved lofty measures to ensure proper waste management and environmental sanitation despite challenges. Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar However, lack of affordable and accessible plans and collection system, as well as poor funding, has made effective waste disposal, management, and control still a mirage in the zone. According to ...

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Don calls for legislation for lead-acid batteries disposal

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Prof. Yinusa Adediran of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at the University of Ilorin in Kwara State has advocated for battery legislation in Nigeria for safety use and disposal. Used lead-acid batteries Adediran made the call in his research paper titled: “In the realms of telecommunications, reliability and quality engineering”. He stated that such law would mandate manufacturer ...

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Recycling: Panacea to challenges of waste management – Stakeholders

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With heaps of refuse as permanent features in many South-west states of Nigeria, an environmentalist, Mr Hubert Ajayi, has urged governments to establish waste recycling plants to tackle challenges of waste disposal and management. Waste disposal operators at work A survey conducted in the South-west region shows that waste disposal and management is a huge challenge in many major towns, ...

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Ogun declares zero-tolerance for poor waste disposal

Ibikunle-Amosun

The Ogun State Government says it has declared zero-tolerance for improper waste disposal across the state in order to maintain a clean and hygienic environment at all time. Commissioner for Environment, Bolaji Oyeleye, who stated this recently in Abeokuta, the state capital, lamented that people still dumped refuse on road median and drainages despite government’s recent campaign against indiscriminate dumping of ...

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