Tag Archives: Waste

Lagos And The Prospect Of A Waste Free Future 

Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin Just recently, we introduced the Blue Box initiative – a waste collection programme designed to help residents sort recyclable waste from the source, that is, at the point where an item or material is considered waste. This eliminates the landfill process for recyclables, and we see this as a long term step by step and collaborative approach, …

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Nigerian Society Of Engineers Warns Lagosians Against Indiscriminate Waste Disposal


Residents of the Lagos metropolis have been advised against indiscriminate disposal of refuse as the rainy season approaches. Chairman, Environment Division of Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Mr. Olalekan Agoro, yesterday issued the warning which he said if heeded strictly would curb flooding in the state. Agoro told newsmen that stiffer actions and enforcement strategies should be put in place …

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Cleaner Lagos: Lagos Still Far From Clean City

Refuse dump in front of a group of schools

Residents of Iju Station area of Lagos have called on the Lagos State government to ensure the agency responsible for emptying the waste containers tagged ‘Cleaner Lagos,’ is up and doing. A member of the community who talked with National Wire on the condition of anonymity noted that the refuse dump at the front of the group of schools located …

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Lagos Lacks Capacity To Handle Effects Of Adverse Weather Condition -Environmentalist

Lagos Island

An environmentalist, Adetokunbo Ladega has said that despite generating highest internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in Nigeria, Lagos State still lacks the capacity to handle effects of adverse weather condition. Ladega made the submission at a workshop bothering on preservation of the environment titled ‘Integrating ICT in Urban Transitions: Transforming Lagos To A Smart City.’ The event which held Friday  at …

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Waste Management Conference Ends in Lagos

In order to proffer lasting solution to issues surrounding waste generation and management in Nigeria, a National Waste Management Conference was recently held in Lagos. Nigeria’s foremost Eco-Friendly E-Waste Recycling outfit, E-Terra Technologies Limited was fully represented at the Conference organized by Intermarc Consulting, where Mr. Ifeanyi Ochonogor, CEO E-Terra Technologies spoke on “Attending to Electronic waste: Evacuation, Elimination & …

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