CT0019 – On whose shoulder is Waste Management in Nigeria?

Both the government and the people are responsible for waste management. The government can lead on putting functional infrastructures in place, on our part as the people, we should do better by paying for waste management, improve our knowledge about how waste works and own up to our other responsibilities.

Rita Idehai, a very successful entrepreneur and sustainability thought-leader argues the role of the government and people – producers and users in improving waste management structures.

As the Founder of one of Nigeria’s most successful social enterprises, Rita shares insight about how Ecobarter runs – particularly on providing livelihood to indigent women and young people.

On this episode, you would also learn about:

–   The need to emphasize the economic prospects of waste management.

–   Circular Economy and how it works.

–   Some products that Ecobarter produces from waste materials.

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