We must acknowledge the environmental degradation that plagues the State and the urgent need for a world class comprehensive waste management system that addresses this crucial quality of life issue.
– His Excellency, GovernorAkinwunmi Ambode, Governor of Lagos State, Nigeria
Waste management is a one of the most pressing developmental challenges in Lagos, unemployment is another. The increasingly intractable problems worsen with the rise of urbanization and high level of consumption.
Through private-public partnership, the government of Lagos State is making efforts to 'kill two birds with one stone' by putting in place an initiative that solves the issues of waste management as well as provide massive employment for her citizens.
Visionscape, headquartered in Dubai, a company that offers specialized solutions in key diverse areas of solid waste management, polymer compounding, polymer recycling, and flexible packaging globally has partnered with the Lagos state government to support the 'Cleaner Lagos Initiative', an initiative with the aim to address the existing challenge in solid waste management and create over 27,000 direct jobs and a further 400,000 indirect jobs, contributing to improving socio-economic status and bettering the lives of the people.