Latest News for: Nairobi waste


Waste pickers should be seen as essential workers

Mail Guardian South Africa 19 Oct 2021
Waste pickers are everywhere and invisible at the same time ... People started to separate the waste into recyclable and non-recyclable categories themselves, saving her and other recyclers time ... “Waste pickers are not in any way recognised by the state or the private sector in Kenya,” says Elly Ogola of Kibera Waste Pickers in Nairobi.

JICA invests $2.5 mil. in fly-based sanitation startup in Nairobi

Kyodo 10 Oct 2021
startup in Nairobi that uses flies to process biowaste in an ... Supplied photo shows Sanergy Inc.'s organic waste recycling factory in Nairobi ... In 2015, the company established its first organics recycling factory in Nairobi, capable of processing 12,000 tons of waste a year.

What if we paved roads with plastic trash?

Business Insider 06 Oct 2021
A company in Nairobi manufactures paver bricks from discarded plastic collected around the city.

How can the private sector help solve the sanitation challenge?

Asia Pathways 20 Aug 2021
Sanergy is a social impact company that was established in Nairobi, Kenya, in 2010. It is a business model for providing toilets in the urban slums of Nairobi and collecting human waste to be turned into fertilizer.

Band brings hope in slums with music

China Daily 10 Aug 2021
NAIROBI-When Moses Kimani and his two childhood acquaintances formed the ... Adjacent to the Nairobi River that is choked with household and industrial waste is Sanaa Center, an open space where Kimani and his bandmates have been refining their vocal, dancing and songwriting skills.

UNEP urges robust action on climate crisis to save livelihoods 09 Aug 2021
NAIROBI, Aug ... "We must treat climate change as an immediate threat, just as we must treat the connected crises of nature and biodiversity loss, and pollution and waste as immediate threats," she said in a statement released in Nairobi ... The 6th IPCCC assessment report, "Climate Change 2021 ... 31 to Nov. 12, Andersen noted ... Enditem .

Feature: Kenya's young slum dwellers find solace in music 07 Aug 2021
NAIROBI, Aug ... eastern fringes of Kenya's capital, Nairobi ... Adjacent to the Nairobi River that is choking with waste from household and industrial premises is Sanaa center, an open space where Kimani and his bandmates have been refining their vocal, dancing and songwriting skills.

Kenya: Circular Economy Introduced to Save Nairobi's Diminishing Environment

All Africa 04 Aug 2021
Nairobi -- The Ministry of Environment and Forestry has announced the launch of a new campaign geared at tackling environmental challenges such as waste and pollution in Nairobi ....

Flippin' great: How thousands of discarded flip flops are given a new lease of life in Kenya

ITV 15 Jul 2021
At the firm’s Nairobi workshop former wood carvers create beautiful pieces of artwork that are exported to zoos, aquariums, museums and shops the world over ... Another source for Ocean Sole is the Nairobi waterways clogged with plastic pollution and the city’s vast rubbish dump, Dandora. The giant rubbish dump on the outskirts of Nairobi.

Kenya to intensify efforts to curb illegal fishing along coastal strip

Sina 08 Jun 2021
NAIROBI, June 8 (Xinhua) -- Kenya said Tuesday it will intensify efforts in preventing illegal fishing along the coastal strip ... According to him, Nairobi is collaborating with the World Bank to implement the 10 billion shillings (about 92.68 million U.S.

Turning Kenya’s plastic waste problem into a building solution

Sandhills Express 28 May 2021
Innovative young Kenyan scientist is turning Nairobi’s mountain of plastic waste into paving bricks ... Nairobi — Floating in the middle of world’s largest ocean, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a man-made mess of plastic waste covering twice as much area as the state of Texas.

Time for sustainable solutions to flooding in Nairobi.

Business Ghana 28 May 2021
That is what we have experienced in Nairobi and other parts of the country in the last few weeks ... We must accept that the sewer systems within the Nairobi metropolis are compromised, either due to poor workmanship or wrong material choices. One major cause of flooding in urban areas like Nairobi is the clogging of sewer systems.

Environment and Climate Change Specialist

Reliefweb 10 May 2021
The ICRC's Regional Delegation in Nairobi co-ordinates the institution's humanitarian activities in Kenya, Tanzania and Djibouti ... · Supports the Green team and Premises team in the Nairobi delegation and the Nairobi Logistics Centre to maintain their waste management plans;.