Waste Management 

Nigeria urged to address rising effects of plastic pollution

As plastic production and consumption increases, Nigeria has been called upon to urgently invest into its waste management capabilities to tackle the mounting effects of plastic pollution on people and the environment. These sentiments were shared in the Nigeria edition of “Plastic Atlas”, which was published by Break Free From Plastic and the Heinrich Böll Foundation Head Office in 2019 and released recently. According to the publication, solutions to the plastic crisis need to focus on preventing more plastic from entering the market and on implementing and supporting zero waste…

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Waste Management 

South Africa starts building of garbage disposal facility in Cape Town

Building and construction works has started on the first of nine new regional garbage disposal centers in Cape Town province South Africa. Southern African Faith Communities Environmental Affairs MEC Anton Bredell verified the report and stated the department and district municipality went through a consultation procedure with residents and towns for more than ten years for the task to come to fruition. “South Africa has a serious waste issue. We are running out of landfill space everywhere and the increased cost and growing ecological problems is a problem that we…

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