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LAWMA, Shomolu LG Agrees On Re-Introduction of Voluntary Monthly Sanitation

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and Shomolu Local Government have agreed on re-introducing the monthly environmental sanitation on a voluntary basis. The exercise is slated for the last Saturday of every month between 7 am and 10 am, beginning from November this year. Speaking at the stakeholders’ meeting where the agreement was reached, the…

LAWMA Warns Residents Against Fraudsters

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has warned the general public to be wary of fraudsters extorting money from residents under the guise of being debt recovery agents for the Agency. A release signed by the Managing Director/CEO of LAWMA, Mr. Ibrahim Odumboni, stated that the Agency has not given any third party the responsibility…

Cleaner Lagos: Sanwo-Olu Launches 102 Waste Trucks, Unveils Mobile App

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has inaugurated 102 units of brand new locally assembled compactor trucks and 100 units of double dino waste bins to the fleet of the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA). He said the intervention was part of his administration’s plan to reduce turn-around time in waste evacuation within…

Stakeholders Commend Nigerian Bottling Company’s Waste Management Initiatives

Leading stakeholders in Nigeria’s manufacturing and waste management sectors have applauded the Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC), a leading consumer packaged goods company and a member of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (CCHBC), for its innovative initiatives aimed at optimising plastic packaging and waste management in the country. Speaking during the annual NBC Stakeholders Forum…

Commendations as NBC Launches Plastic Recycling Bank in Lagos

As part of its commitment to driving its global World Without Waste agenda, the Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd (NBC) on Thursday June 17, in partnership with RecyclePoints, a waste recycling and social benefit organization, commissioned a Plastic Recycling Bank. The recycling bank, which is located at its Ikeja Manufacturing Plant in Lagos, will help ensure…

Lagos Set To Incorporate Waste Management In School Curriculum

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB) have concluded plans to incorporate waste management in the curriculum of primary schools in the State, as a way of re-orientating the younger generation for a sustainable environment. Speaking at the inaugural training programme for teachers organised by the State…

Heritage Bank Partners LAWMA For Sustainable Greener, Cleaner Lagos

Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s Most Innovative Banking Service provider has entered into strategic partnership with Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) to attain sustainable greener and cleaner Lagos. The partnership which heralds the launch of Lagos Recycle Initiative is targeted at curbing the huge challenge of plastic pollution for better ecosystem, through recycling and waste management…

We Are Not Owing Sweepers in Lagos—LAWMA

The Managing Director/CEO of the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Mr. Ibrahim Odumboni on Monday debunked the claim contained in a viral video on social media alleging that some “faceless” street sweepers are being owed three months’ salaries by the agency. Odumboni stated emphatically that the allegation is totally untrue and fabricated, stressing that no…

LAWMA Launches Badagry’s First Recycling Plant – JaniRak

The Managing Director of Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Mr Ibrahim Odumboni has launched the first recycling plant in Badagry and promised to assist as well as expand the project. Odumboni disclosed this during the official commissioning of JaniRak Recyclers, a waste recycling plant located in Badagry. The first recycling plant was funded by…

Lagos Tutors Kogi on Waste Management

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has pledged technical support to Kogi State in its efforts to establish a robust waste management system. This promise was given by the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of LAWMA, Mr. Ibrahim Odumboni, while receiving the Kogi State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr. Victor Adewale Omofaiye, and his…