As human beings, we depend heavily on our environment. From being a source of food, water, shelter to supporting world economies, the environment plays a defining role in our lives. However, for various reasons, human activities weigh heavily on our ...

Adopt the 3Rs To have a truly green and clean environment, some simple lifestyle changes in the way we manage waste can help to reduce the adverse impact of our activities on the environment. Simply adopt the 3Rs to reduce, ...

Waste management is everybody’s job. But some of us have inadvertently delegated this duty to ‘waste management people’ all to the detriment of our environment. This is a two-part post that seeks to explain the basics you may need to ...

On the 14th of December, 2019, Optigreen Foundation in collaboration with Christ Apostolic Church Somolu Olaleye District Coordinating Council (DCC) headquarters and Lagos State Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) set out on a cleaning mission tagged-  ”LET’S CLEAN UP SOMOLU.” The ...

How plastics affect lives/ecosystem You may want to ask how plastic bags affect the ecosystem. Most times when plastic bags are broken down and their particles find their way into the water bodies beneath the ground, they get consumed or ...

“Hey, kid! you see this water here? It might be here like this for many years! That’s exactly what we were saying to you earlier when we told you that it takes 10-10,000 years for plastic wastes to decompose.” These ...

Did you know that it takes an estimated 10 – 1,000 years for plastics of varying types to decay? [Look up here] It means that for every plastic waste you dump irresponsibly, about nine (9) generations after you still deal ...

Look around you and see what your environment looks like now, picture what you would like it to look like in say a year’s time. Good! Now do not stop there just yet, take it further a bit. You can ...