Tackling the plastic menace in Lagos

PUBLISHED: Mon, 06 Aug 2018 11:35:59 GMT


The United Nations Environment Programme says about 8 million metric tonnes of plastic end up in oceans each year. Meanwhile, Lagos State is planning to establish 57 collection centres in a bid to reduce plastic pollution in the state, but will this effort be enough to curb the plastic pollution menace? Bilikiss Adebiyi Abiola, Cofounder and Former CEO of Wecyclers joins CNBC Africa for this discussion.

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