Experts seek waste management plan in construction sites
To address wastes in construction and demolition sites, experts have called for institution of waste management plan during the course of construction.They stressed that waste management plan is one of the most sustainable management strategies ...
Lagos to check incessant waste disposal at construction sites
To ensure proper disposal of waste at construction and demolition sites, Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), yesterday, launched the Construction, Demolition and Disaster Waste (CDDW).
Traders count losses over Oyingbo market closure
Traders at the popular Oyingbo Market in Lagos have been counting their losses following its closure by Lagos State government over environmental infractions.
Apapa-Oshodi expressway of refuse
With the return of Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) after Visionscape failed to provide the needed clean up of Lagos streets and roads of refuse and dirt, the thinking...
Lagos nabs Aboru residents for environmental violation
In line with its avowed zero tolerance for indiscriminate waste disposal, the Lagos State government at the weekend arrested some residents of Aboru in Alimosho area of the state.
Cart pushers gradually returning to Lagos
Barely two years after the Lagos State government banned cart pushers, wheelbarrow operators, and sundry refuse collectors in the state over their activities, it considered inimical to the environment, checks have revealed that they are still operating unperturbed in some parts of the state.
Still on the LAWMA blue box initiative
Recently, the Lagos Waste Management Authority, LAWMA, launched the Blue Box programme, aimed at promoting the culture of waste sorting at the point of generation. The launch of the innovative scheme represents a milestone in waste management in Lagos. It has been discovered that the existing practice of dropping all wastes in one container had…
Lagos State engages 20 physically challenged persons as bridge sweepers
Poised to empower and integrate physically challenged persons in the state’s vision of a cleaner and livable environment, the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has engaged...