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Recycling plastics for renewable energy

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Nigeria and partnering companies are taking steps to reduce waste in landfills.

TVC News Nigeria gives us a report on the cooperation in waste reduction.

Nigeria generates more than 32 million tons of waste annually. This waste is generated from a variety of sources, including residential, commercial, and industrial sources. The vast majority of this waste is disposed of in landfills, with only a small percentage being recycled or composted. The waste generated in Nigeria poses a significant environmental and public health hazard. Landfills are a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, and they also leach harmful chemicals into the soil and water. This can contaminate local water supplies and lead to a variety of health problems for the people who live near them. The government of Nigeria has taken some steps to address the problem of waste generation, but more needs to be done.


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Ask Nigeria
15 days ago

Recycling plastics for renewable energy – Nigeria and partnering companies are taking steps to reduce waste in landfills.  – Express your point of view.

Taiwoo
Member
14 days ago

In this country, we need to get the word out about recycling plastics and other products as soon as possible. This is the primary reason we end up having floods in various parts of this country because people tend to dispose of their garbage anyplace, which ultimately causes the drainage to become clogged.

Godsewill Ifeanyi
Member
14 days ago

Only a tiny amount of this garbage gets recycled or composted, while the vast bulk of it is dumped in landfills. Composting and recycling account for only a small portion of this waste.

Remi1
Member
14 days ago

This nation has long struggled with a significant problem related to land pollution. I feel The people need more education or enlightenment from the government regarding recycling and the best ways to go about it.

Yomii
Member
14 days ago

This will be good for us as a nation if we can successfully run this method of recycling our plastics and turning them into renewable energy because we have a lot of plastics we generate from people’s daily consumption of different drinks and other beverages that come with plastics.

Last edited 14 days ago by Yomii
Kazeem1
Member
14 days ago

This nation has long struggled with a significant problem related to land pollution. The most beneficial course of action that can be taken at this time is to collaborate with the recycling team to protect individuals from being exposed to potentially dangerous chemicals.

Nwachukwu Kingsley
Member
14 days ago

Because it is impossible for us to continue living like this for much longer, the government needs to take action to solve the problem of trash generation.

Hassan Isa
Member
14 days ago

It is not a good idea to pollute the environment with wastes made of plastic since they have the potential to poison waterways and cause a wide range of health concerns for those who live in close proximity to them.

Chibuzor
Member
14 days ago

The waste that is produced in Nigeria represents a substantial threat to both the environment and the health of the general population, and this needs to be stopped.

AN-Abiodun
Member
14 days ago

Our waste management is really low in Nigeria.

It has even become a thing of every day to see dirt all around.

I hope this brings a new era in the way we recycle waste.

Ultra0711
Member
14 days ago

This means that if we can recycle a large portion of the waste that we currently dispose of in landfills, it will not only benefit us more, but it will also safeguard the people who live nearby from gas emissions and dangerous chemicals that may seep into the soil and water and endanger their health.

SarahDiv
Member
14 days ago

A glimpse of hope in the Nigerian waste management sector is emerging. If this reality can be implemented successful and sustained then we are sure of reducing the spread of diseases through contaminated areas by the reasons of heaps of waste, through waste recycling we are sure generating more income.

DimOla
Member
14 days ago

I hope Nigerian partnering companies to recycle waste will work out?When it come to this kind of things they’re not always effective in Nigeria. Anyway, if properly managed, we can generate extra income from recycle. Just like what was done in Europe, US and other advanced country.

Iyanu12345ogg
Member
14 days ago

Land pollution has been a major issue in this country. Government should enlighten people about recycling.. Also make provision for enough recycling plastics for disposal for dirt. It will reduce pollution.

Khalifa001
Member
14 days ago

Nigeria’s and disposing waste really need proper attention especially in the trenches it cause pollution and also can cause illness to people around and also think we should partner with a company or so to make it a Because place

Adeolastan
Member
14 days ago

The issue of disposing waste carelessly in the country really need proper attention especially in the urban centre.It causes pollution and this is really affecting both human and aquatic animals.

AN-Usman
Member
14 days ago

Recycling has always been a better way to take advantage of garbage and profit from it, but we choose to disregard this and end up throwing it away in any way into drainage, which frequently results in flooding in some locations. Let all adjust to it for the better.

Abusi
Member
14 days ago

One of the rules of thermodynamics is that energy can neither be created nor destroyed, but transfered from one form to another. This is why recycling of plastics after it has been resolved to be a waste is a very good initiative. We should be able to recycle energy through the available resources that we have. So it can reduce the rate of waste in Nigeria.

Tonerol10
Member
14 days ago

Recycling is very important in every country. It reduce pollution.this is a very good idea

Haykaylyon26
Member
14 days ago

Recycling of plastic will be income and will help to reduce wastage, people should be learn of this and it help to keep people from exposed to chemical or contaminate water supply

Tolaniiii
Member
14 days ago

A lot of Nigerians need to be educated on our to recycle plastics. This will reduce wastage of resources and also prevent people from being exposed to chemicals that are dangerous.

Bola12
Member
14 days ago

We need to start promoting recycling of plastics and other materials in this country. This is even the main reason why we end of having flood in some part of this country because people tend to dispose anywhere which ends up blocking the drainage.

Adesanyaj72
Member
14 days ago

Recycling should have always been an option. I will say people need to be enlightened about recycling and they should stop disposing plastics and other dirts anyhow. Since it’s very harmful to the health of people

Christiana
Member
14 days ago

Land pollution has been a major issue in this country. Working with recycling team will be the best thing to do right now. To avoid exposing people to harmful chemicals.

jdpumping
Member
14 days ago

More people needs to delve into this area recycling it’s a good way of making good economic impact because if the large metric tonnes of waste generated through plastic that can be recycle into finish product to make money.

theApr
Member
14 days ago

Yeah, more needs to be done. Plastic pollution is really on the high side. It end up accumulating to massive junk of dirt.

Mercy unisex saloon
Member
15 days ago

This is technology and revenue boon for Nigeria. Turning waste into product to yield income for the country. If the government put this incoming revenue to good use, it will definitely improve our economy and create employment.

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