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Tag: circular economy


The Nigerian government has promised to push forward effective policies that would ensure waste management practices are enhanced nationwide. Muhammad Abubakar, Minister of Environment, stated this firm resolve in Abuja at the 3rd International Waste Summit 2021 organised by the Read more…


The Kano State Government says it has concluded arrangements to inaugurate its Integrated Waste Recycling project that would create 4,000 jobs. The project is expected to enhance sanitation and protect the environment. The state commissioner for Environment, Dr Kabiru Getso, Read more…


Pine Kazi, an all-female Kenyan start-up has won the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Fashionomics Africa sustainable design competition for turning fruit waste into eco-friendly footwear. Pine Kazi won the $2,000 Fashionomics Africa competition cash prize for successfully converting pineapple leaf Read more…


An initiative/coalition to drive participation in the circular economy by Latin American countries has been launched. It will support access to financing by governments and the private sector, with special emphasis on small and medium enterprises (SMEs), in order to Read more…


The Nigerian Climate Innovation Center (NCIC) is collaborating with the kingdom of the Netherlands to hold a circular economy hackathon. Tagged the Dutch circular economy hackathon, this program is targeted at Nigerian green enrepreneurs who are engaged in creating viable Read more…


In what could be described as a massive breakthrough, scientists of Oxford University in Britain have succeeded in converting CO2 to jet fuel. This feat was achieved by reversing engineered fuel from greenhouse gas. Typically, Air transport has played a Read more…


The concept of a circular economy has continued to generate serious interest in recent years. This is because experts say the $4.5 trillion circular economy has the capacity to turn all wastes into a resource by reintroducing them into the Read more…