Analysis of scavengers' activities and recycling in some cities of Nigeria.

@article{Agunwamba2003AnalysisOS,
  title={Analysis of scavengers' activities and recycling in some cities of Nigeria.},
  author={J. C. Agunwamba},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={2003},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={116-27}
}
The state of solid waste recycling by scavengers in Onitsha, a heavily commercial city in Anambra State, and some other urban areas such as Nsukka, Enugu, and Port Harcourt was analyzed. Data were obtained through interviews of scavengers who deal with recyclables. Although the activities of scavengers are sub-optimal, they can have a great impact on Nigerian economy with respect to resource conservation, creation of job opportunities, and reduction of the magnitude of waste disposal problems… CONTINUE READING