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CSO Urges Plateau State and Residents to Enhance Waste Management Practices

In a report by the World Bank, Nigeria currently generates at least 32 million tonnes of solid waste annually, with projections indicating an increase to 107 million tonnes by 2050.

Joey Shekwonuzhibo 6 months ago 1 54

What You Need to Know:

Waste management remains a significant issue in many communities and countries like Nigeria. A large portion of Nigerians lack awareness of the amount of waste generated by households and effective waste management methods.

According to a survey, the average daily per capita household waste generation is 0.634 kg/capita/day.

In a report by the World Bank, Nigeria currently generates at least 32 million tonnes of solid waste annually, with projections indicating an increase to 107 million tonnes by 2050.

Driving it Home:

As advocates for change, several youth-led initiatives on the Plateau, including Jos City Trek and Jos Green Centre, have focused on waste management and recycling efforts at the household level.

In pursuit of climate action, Ecoheart Initiative is urging residents and the government to enhance waste management practices. This was made known from their post on X

In a press release dated February 6, 2024:

How are you contributing to waste management in your household?

I’ll be in the comment section.

1 Comment

1 Comment

  1. ZHIK says:

    Great! we owe a lot to our dear beloved country. we bless the land, it blesses us. Cos is doing well, thanks for promoting what they do.

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