Lagos State government, yesterday, said circular economy was critical to ensuing a sustainable society and a healthy environment. It implored residents and organisations to embrace it to reduce wastage.
The Chief Resilience officer, Lagos State Resilience Office (LASRO), Fola Dania said: „Lagos State produces about 14,000 metric tonnes of waste per day. We are propagating how to turn this around in ways that are good for the climate, health and the people. We are putting in place structures that would ensure that we reduce waste to the barest minimum through recycling. That is what circular economy is about.”