Plastic pollution: Expert urges government to enforce environmental policy, law
An environmentalist, Mr Gafar Odubote, has urged governments at all levels to be more decisive on enforcement of environmental laws and policies to tackle the growing plastic pollution in the country.
Lagos partners FBRA, others to rid Badagry of plastic pollution
To reinforce the Blue Box programme of Lagos State Government aimed at ensuring a cleaner environment, the State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has partnered the Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA) and the Green Janitors Sustainability Initiative to rid Badagry and environs of plastic waste.
WHO calls for more research into microplastics, crackdown on plastic pollution
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for a further assessment of microplastics in the environment and their potential impacts on human health, following the release of an analysis of current research on microplastics in drinking water.
Producers’ responsibility and plastic pollution crisis
With the production outpacing almost every other material population, plastic waste is now one of the biggest environmental scourges of the time.
Plastic-free environment: A tall order?
Few days ago, precisely 5th June, 2018 Nigeria joined the rest of the world to commemorate World's Environment Day, with this year's theme, "Beat Plastic Pollution."
UNIC urges FG to ban production, importation of plastics
The United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), Lagos, has urged the Federal Government to ban the importation and production of some plastics in Nigeria.
Lagos government urges residents to reduce contamination
Lagos State government has urged the residents to stop plastic contamination to have a healthy environment.Special Adviser to the Governor on Environment, Mr. Babatunde Humpe, made the call in Ikeja to mark the day.
World Environment Day: NESREA holds rally against plastic pollution in Ibadan
The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), Southwest Zone, has appealed to residents of Ibadan to reduce the use of plastics to protect the environment. The agency made the appeal at a rally to commemorate the 2018 World Environment Day (WED) on Monday. The Zonal Director, Mr Adeleke Ajani, told the News Agency…