The information was released Wednesday to Angop by the chairman of the National Waste Agency (ANR), Sabino Ferraz.
The Nigerian Senate has called for an increase in tax payable on plastic bags and bottles to discourage their use.
It also called for the introduction of eco-friendly reusable bags.
Nairobi — Manufacturers in Kenya have teamed up to form an organization that will coordinate initiatives to collect, sort and recycle PET bottles and containers, in a move that is a significant boo
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed a plan to commence the recycling of waste polymer notes.
The announcement came as the bank marked World Environment Day 2018, yesterday.
Kampala/Mbale — President Museveni yesterday ordered 45 plastic manufacturers in the country to stop making polythene bags or kaveera, reviving a shelved government ban on the environmentally hazar
declaring all protected areas in the country 'plastic-free zones' as a "symbolic initiative" and said production of plastics should be controlled to achieve real reduction in such wastes.
Britain plans to ban the sale of plastic straws and other single use products and is pressing Commonwealth allies to also take action to tackle marine waste, the office of Britain’s Prime Minister
KENYA: Plastic bag manufacturers are now secretly working at night to produce the banned carriers in a bid to outsmart authorities, the environment authority has said.
Kenya on Friday launched a campaign towards eradicating plastic wrapping materials from the environment.
South Africa, Chile, Oman and Sri Lanka want to follow in Kenya’s footsteps.
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