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LAWMA ready for Christmas, New Year festivities

Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has reaffirmed its readiness to meet the waste management needs of residents during the forthcoming Christmas and New Year festivities, thus consolidating on its year-round vision of establishing a cleaner and livable Lagos.

LAWMA sends three to Wall of Shame

Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has added three more persons, Patrick Anyiadika, Michael and Yusuf Yunisa, to its Wall of Shame, following their apprehension by the enforcement team, for indiscriminate waste disposal and other untoward environmental practices.

Lagos agencies pledge support to FG’s e-waste management

The Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) on Tuesday pledged to support the Federal Government to rid the country of electronic e-waste.

LAWMA sweepers receive Community Service Awards

Spotlight African Network, in conjunction with Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), today organised an award event, to celebrate and reward women sweepers in Lagos State, who have shown exceptional qualities in the discharge of their duties.

LAWMA condemns attack on its personnel

The Lagos State Waste Management Agency, LAWMA, has condemned attack on its personnel by #EndSARS protesters.

LAWMA engages 35 new PSP operators

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), has engaged 35 new PSP operators to boost waste evacuation in the State.

LAWMA trains PSP operators

The Lagos Waste Management Authority, LAWMA, has organized a three-day capacity building workshop, for chief executive officers of the Private Sector Participants (PSP) in...

Sanwo-Olu appoints Ibrahim Odumboni as new MD/CEO OF LAWMA

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the appointment of Mr. Ibrahim Adejuwon Odumboni as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA).

LAWMA clamps down on cart pushers, arrests 13

Concerned by the growing trend of environmental degradation in some parts of the state which was occasioned by the activities of cart pushers, Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has swung into action by clamping down on all forms of cart pushing, in a bid to return sanity to the affected areas.

LAWMA sweepers’ protest: Lagos Assembly wants Sanwo-Olu to probe viral video

The Lagos State House of Assembly has urged Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to investigate those behind a viral video, where some sweepers working for the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) were protesting the non-payment of their salaries.

LAWMA rewards outstanding sweeper

The Lagos Waste Management Authority, LAWMA, has handsomely rewarded an outstanding highway sweeper, Fasasi Raheemat Oluwabukola, on behalf of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, incident commander of the state.

Coronavirus: Mercedez Benz donates truck to Lagos State

In the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, Mercedez Benz, a frontline automobile manufacturer, has donated a truck to Lagos State Government to assist the management of waste. The presentation took place earlier today at Lagos House, Marina.

LAWMA sends scavengers packing from landfills

Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), has dislodged scavengers from its landfills, as a precautionary measure against further spread of coronavirus and other dangerous diseases.

LAWMA to create `Hall of Shame’

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), will soon begin a campaign tagged: `Hall of Fame’ and `Hall of Shame’, to recognise efforts of individuals whose activities promote and contravene environmental cleanliness respectively in the state.

We are ready for festive season – LAWMA

With the Christmas and New Year festivities around the corner, Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has affirmed its readiness to meet the waste management needs of residents during the season and to consolidate on its year round vision of establishing a cleaner and healthier Lagos.

LAWMA urges PSP Operators to insure their operational vehicles

The Managing Director, Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Dr Muyiwa Gbadegesin, on Thursday, urged PSP Operators to obtain insurance cover for their operational vehicles to mitigate unforeseen occurrences.

Lagos and the Prospect of a Waste-free Future

Just recently, we introduced the Blue Box initiative–a waste collection programme designed to help residents sort recyclable waste from the source, that is, at the point where an item or material is considered waste. This eliminates the landfill process for recyclables, and we see this as a long term step by step and collaborative approach, to engage with the everyday Lagosian in our journey to a sustainable waste free environment.

Lagos moves to eradicate waste generated during construction, demolition

The Lagos State Government on Thursday launched the Construction, Demolition and Disaster Waste (CDDW) of the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) in a bid to eradicate wastes generated during construction and demolition in the State.

Lagos govt shuts Oyingbo Market

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has put business activities on hold at the popular Oyingbo Market over sundry environmental infractions.

LAWMA committed to cleaner waterways for safe transportation – Gbadegesin

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), has reiterated its commitment to ensuring that waterways in the state were cleaner for safe water transportation.

LAWMA tells residents to patronise PSP operators

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has called on residents to patronise the waste managers, otherwise known as PSP operators (Private Sector Participants) assigned to them.

LAWMA to decommission Olusosun, Solus, landfill sites

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), has concluded plans to decommission its landfill sites at Olusosun and Solus, due to urban encroachment and increased human activities around the areas.

Still on the LAWMA Blue Box Initiative

Recently, the Lagos Waste Management Authority, LAWMA, launched the Blue Box programme, aimed at promoting the culture of waste sorting at the point of generation. The launch of the innovative scheme represents a milestone in waste management in Lagos.

LAWMA employs 20 physically-challenged persons

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) says it has employed 20 physically-challenged persons as sweepers of pedestrian bridges across the state.

LAWMA partners stakeholders to clean-up Apapa

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has conducted a joint clean-up exercise with APM Terminals Limited and the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), to rid Apapa of refuse.

World Clean-up Day: LAWMA canvasses cleaner environment for Lagos

Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has reiterated the need for residents to support government’s efforts at establishing a cleaner and healthier environment in the state, on the occasion of this year’s World Cleanup Day.

Why Lagosians must imbibe waste sorting culture – LAWMA MD

The Managing Director of the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, has urged residents the state to imbibe the culture of waste sorting at source by dropping all recyclable items in one bag and other waste items in another.

LAWMA embarks on massive clean-up of Apapa, others

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has begun massive clean-up of Apapa and its environs of refuse and wastes.

LAWMA begs Lagosians to dispose waste properly on Eid-el-Kabir

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has called on residents to properly dispose their domestic wastes during and after the forthcoming Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.

LAWMA female sweepers rewarded for hardwork

The Managing Director of Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Mr. Ola Oresanya, has described the female street sweepers as the engine room of the organization, working round the clock to keep the state clean and sustain the environment.

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