Addressing the Growing Waste Crisis in Kenya’s Urban Areas

According to statistics from the Ministry of Environment in November 2022, Kenya generates an estimated 22,000 tons of waste per day, assuming an average per capita waste generation of 0.5kg for a population of 45 million. Alarmingly, approximately 40 percent of this waste is generated in urban areas. The rapid urbanization rate, increasing by 10 […]

Sustainable Waste Management in Kenya’s Urban Centers

It is estimated that Kenya’s urban population will reach 50 million by the year 2030, accounting for 62.7 percent of the national population. This rapid urbanization further strains the capacity of Kenyan cities to provide critical waste management services to residents. With the continuous construction of infrastructure and residential buildings, the demand for waste management […]

The New Waste Management Act

The new waste management act, drafted in 2021, introduces significant requirements for counties in Kenya to ensure responsible waste management practices. One of the key provisions is that counties must ensure that all incoming waste is weighed or estimated, and the quantities are recorded in tons. This measure aims to enhance transparency and accountability in […]

World Pulses Day: Value and Benefits of Pulses

Did you know about World Pulses Day? Celebrated annually on January 10th, it highlights the importance of pulses, also known as legumes, and their role in promoting sustainable development. Pulses are the edible seeds of leguminous plants, including dried beans, lentils, and peas, which offer numerous benefits for human health and the environment. Nutritional Benefits […]

Conservation Efforts for Africa’s Rhinos

Tens of thousands of rhinos once thrived in Africa’s landscape, but human activities have pushed these majestic creatures to the brink of extinction. The wildlife industry, which has greatly contributed to our economy through tourism, has been significantly affected by human actions. In Kenya, for instance, the black rhino population plummeted from an estimated 20,000 […]

The Importance of a Clean Work Space for Every Business

Every business should prioritize keeping its premises clean, encompassing both surface cleaning and regular waste disposal. A clean work space holds significant importance for several reasons: Conclusion Keeping a clean work space offers tangible benefits for businesses and companies. It creates a positive impression on clients, boosts employee productivity, enhances employee happiness and well-being, safeguards […]

How Nature Can Protect Us from Climate Change

Nature is incredibly diverse, and the ecosystem has always been self-sustaining and balanced, capable of reviving itself after disasters. However, human activities have significantly impacted the environment. It is crucial that we learn from nature’s mechanisms and understand how it can defend us from the impacts of climate change. By recognizing nature’s defense mechanisms, we […]

The Importance of Avoiding Disastrous Human Activity

The environment and its delicate balance play a vital role in sustaining life on Earth. Disastrous human activities that make the environment unfit for animals not only harm the natural world but also have significant implications for human well-being. Here are compelling reasons why we should avoid such activities and prioritize the protection of our […]

Embracing Zero Waste

Zero waste is a waste management approach that aims to eliminate the generation of waste and minimize the amount of waste sent to landfills or incinerators. It is a holistic system that emphasizes waste prevention, recycling, composting, and resource recovery. The core principle of zero waste is to redesign the production and consumption processes to […]

Transforming Urban Areas into Healthy Spaces

By 2050, it is projected that 68% of the global population will live in cities, representing an increase of 2.5 billion people compared to today. With this constant urban population growth and the construction of rental structures to accommodate more people, the consequences are becoming evident. Researchers estimate that nine million people die each year […]

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