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.
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."
‘Collective action will reduce plastic pollution’
Buoyed by the disruptive impact of plastic and the need to reduce its effect, environmentalists have called for a collective action against single –use plastic products.
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.
‘Why Nigerians must oppose plastic pollution’
Stakeholders in the environment sector want Nigerians to move against plastic pollution.They urged the people to ensure that plastics are only recycled, if they would not cause harm to the environment and human health.
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…