How to chart a new course for waste management in Africa


Author: 
Tayo Elegbede
Country: 
Nigeria
Description: 
Around 80% of the world’s waste is produced by North America, Western Europe, Japan and South Korea, despite only accounting for 35% of the planet’s population. But as Tayo Elegbede, 23, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Nigeria, learns, this does not mean Africa can afford to ignore its own growing garbage problem.