With a population estimate of 24 million and daily household wastes put at 13,000 metric tonnes, Lagos State is still grappling with the challenges of managing wastes. Just last week, piles of garbage were seen on streets...
The enforcement unit of Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has dislodged scavengers and miscreants from illegal dumpsites across neighbourhoods in the city, for a cleaner and healthier environment.
Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and the state’s Ministry of the Environment have paid a field visit to Polysmart, a wholly indigenous multi-million dollar plastic recycling facility, located in Aiyetoro, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Public transport fare in Lagos commercial nerve-centre could drop by a whopping 25 to 50 per cent, if concerned authorities moderate and address the key issue of multiple dues collected by transport unions.
Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has warned that enforcement of the use of waste bins by tenements across the state would begin on June 1, 2023, stressing that, the agency has set up a task force responsible for ensuring compliance in all homes.
As part of its eco-friendly initiative, food and beverage maker, Rite Foods Limited, has powered the innovation scheme for start-up recyclers on how to use modern technology and creativeness in mopping plastics from the environment for recycling purposes, and by extension impact the society through their proceeds
The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has announced that it will start prosecuting waste bin defaulters from the 1st of June, 2023. The LAWMA said this in a statement signed by its Managing Director/CEO, Ibrahim Odumboni on Thursday. “The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), in fulfillment of its ministerial mandate on solid waste management in…
Rotary Club of Ogudu GRA has collaborated with the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) to clear wastes in communities and ensure residents adopt proper sanitation and hygiene.
Lagos residents have raised the alarm over the conversion of Oke-Afa canal into a dumpsite. In January 2014, 12 years after the tragic Ikeja Cantonment Bomb blasts, which led to the death of over 1,200 people,.
Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), in partnership with Godrej, May & Baker, yesterday, celebrated female staff members as the real faces of waste management in the state, in commemoration of the International Women’s Day.
With more than 20 million residents generating about 13,000 metric tonnes of waste daily, managing waste in a state like Lagos remains a daunting assignment.
It started as a refuse disposal site. The Hausa Dan Bowlers, otherwise known as the commercial refuse cart pushers and scavengers, located the place and commenced the dumping of refuse there to fill it up.