Expert urges plastic production companies to promote proper recycling


Mr. Benson Abu, Councilor, Waste Management Society of Nigeriain Rivers state has tasked plastic production companies to key into Nigerian government’s waste management initiatives by recycling the product.

Abu expressed worry over accumulated non-biodegradable waste in natural water bodies and canals.

The environment expert also stressed the need for proper plastic waste management to save the environment from accumulated disused plastic.

Abu said that plastic which apparently formed more than 80 per cent content in product packaging and decorations is fast becoming a threat.

According to the expert, it would take so many years to accomplish actual decomposition process.