Need to Report a thrash? Cleaner Lagos Has Provided Lines for Feedback, Enquiry!
The Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI) has provided hotline numbers through which residents can directly make enquiries, complaints or offer suggestions on waste management in Lagos State. These are 08042532637 and 08139840260. You can also visit www.cleanerlagos.org to find out more information about the CLI.
According to the agency, the hotline provided by the CLI will help further deepen the ongoing efforts by the state government towards effectively managing waste in the state. This, apparently, is in response to the criticism the government has experienced recently owing to some lapses in the waste management administration.
— Cleaner Lagos (@CleanerLagos) August 30, 2017
The Lagos State Government has taken a number of recent steps to address the challenge This includes the assignment of Visionscape, a leading global environmental utility group, to provide waste management services in Lagos.
— Visionscape SS Ltd. (@VisionscapeGrp) November 23, 2017
Other fringe activities such as ‘Operation Deep Clean,’ Waste bag distribution, stakeholders’ engagement forums, distribution of waste bins across the state, training of Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) personnel and sensitization of traders, students etc. have also been put in place by the governments to ensure successful implementation of the Cleaner Lagos Initiative.
Overall, CLI will ensure the regular collection of waste with trucks by properly kitted operators, the proper distribution of bins across the state, the effective operation of sanitation workers, the regular cleaning of waterways, highways and the drainage system to prevent flooding.
Men of the Flood Abatement Squad working at Onishigida Kokoro Abu channel, Ikorodu. pic.twitter.com/U0f5U6Xex0
— MOE Lagos (@moelagos) November 24, 2017
The initiative also aims at reducing greenhouse gas emission and air pollution to decrease the impact on climate change, engaging in environmental based projects to address and reverse degradation and decrease Lagos’ crime rate with the creation of over 30, 000 direct and indirect jobs intended to alleviate poverty.
– 27,500 jobs
-27,500 uniforms and shoes
-27,500 lives changed with the provision of better wages, health subsidies, pensions and other benefits under the Cleaner Lagos Initiative.#CleanerLagos #BetterLagos #LagosIsWorking pic.twitter.com/VC3RPfPzBo
— Cleaner Lagos (@CleanerLagos) November 10, 2017
About Cleaner Lagos Initiative
CLI is an initiative of the Ministry of Environment to protect the environment, health and social living standards of Lagos State residents.
More pictures from our awareness campaign in major Lagos markets.
— Cleaner Lagos (@CleanerLagos) November 22, 2017
It aims to deliver an innovative and sustainable waste management system that is comparable to other world-class megacities. The solid waste management system has been overhauled with the creation of new landfills, transfer loading stations, and material recovery facilities.
The mandate for the State is to have a cleaner megacity built to drive environmental and economic prosperity to all. CLI will create over 27,000 direct jobs and a further 400,000 indirect jobs, contributing to improving socio-economic status and bettering the lives of our people.
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