Lagos State Partners With FBRA To Combat Waste Pollution

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Lagos State has forged a partnership with the Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA) to address the pressing issue of waste pollution. This collaboration was marked by a workshop named “Trash Talk” held in Lagos, where stakeholders converged to emphasise the importance of responsible packaging waste management, assess ongoing recycling efforts, and outline strategies for a cleaner environment.

The event featured insightful discussions led by representatives from both the private and public sectors; including FBRA’s Chair, Ziad Maalouf; Executive Vice Chairman of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), Babatunde Irukera; General Manager of the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), Dr. Dolapo Fasawe, and Clem Ugorji.

Maalouf expressed his enthusiasm for partnering with the government on this recycling workshop, highlighting their shared commitment to creating a sustainable future with reduced packaging waste pollution. He stated, “We are excited about this opportunity to collaborate, learn, and inspire positive change alongside Lagos and Nigeria.”

Dr. Fasawe reiterated LASEPA’s unwavering dedication to the “Keep Lagos Clean” initiative, aligning it with FBRA’s vision of fostering a community centered on environmental responsibility in Lagos.

Irukera underscored the paramount importance of sustainability in today’s world, calling upon stakeholders from various sectors, including regulators, government bodies, civil society, financiers, the private sector, and others, to collectively take action to preserve our planet for future generations.

 

 

 

 

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