Plastic pollution is a universal problem and expansion and changing human lifestyles are major contributors to the high volume of waste disposed.
The latest negotiations towards a global treaty to combat plastic pollution open in Nairobi on Monday, with tensions expected as nations tussle over what should be included in the pact.
U-recycle Initiative Africa wins $100,000 from the Inclusive GEF Assembly Challenge to tackle plastic pollution in Nigeria
Vancouver, Canada (August 23rd 2023)- In a record-breaking feat to tackle plastic pollution and advance youth development in Nigeria, U-recycle Initiative Africa
Nigeria LNG Shipping and Marine Services Limited (NSML) has launched its Clean Waterways Initiative to raise awareness on the dangers of plastic pollution and advocate for action to address the issue.
Sterling Bank Plc, in collaboration with other stakeholders, has mobilised volunteers to clean and restore Elegushi Beach in Lagos to its pristine state to commemorate World Environment Day
Governments, businesses, groups and individuals are gearing up for the celebration of World Environment Day (WED) today, while finding solutions to the scourge of plastic pollution, which is a visible threat that impacts every community around the world.
World Environment Day: VC, HOMEF caution on menace of plastic pollution in the wake of rapid industrialization
A non-governmental organization, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) on Monday reiterated the need to ensure reduction in plastic waste to minimize the damage done to the environment following the menace of plastic pollution. Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) Nnimmo Bassey, who led other environmentalists to celebrate the world Environment Day , noted…
• Environmentalists take awareness to markets in Rivers Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, yesterday, reiterated the need for multi-sectoral effort and technological innovations to protect the environment, calling on stakeholders to continue exploring innovations to solve pressing environmental challenges. The governor said this in commemoration of World Environment Day, which is marked every year…
In commemoration of World Environment Day (WED), yesterday, Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre) has canvassed immediate ban on Styrofoam plates and utensils in Nigeria.
Ahead of a second round of negotiations in Paris, next week on a global agreement to beat plastic pollution, a new report has revealed that plastic pollution could reduce by 80 per cent by 2040 if countries and companies make deep policy, as well as market shifts using existing technologies.
The world is in a struggle with plastic. It can’t seem to do without it and definitely can’t live with it. It litters the landscape, cloaks the drains and gutters and fills the canals, rivers and oceans.