Being third times of its kind to ensure cleanliness, promoting waste management and environmental awareness, the Green Initiative yesterday, July 29, 20203. at Oke Baale, Osogbo, Sensitized residents “Cleanliness is the duty of all” without relenting on government interventions.
Addressing the news men, the Founder of Green Initiative, Adesina Oluwagbemiga Peter said, “most people claims to care for environment, what people care for and the motives for their concern are vastly negative.
People see the environment as a “common” that’s open to anyone being overused and deteriorated for immediate personal gain, Individuals continue to manipulate the environment, ignoring the long term consequences of their behaviour.
Sustaining the environment helps prevent global warming and climate change. One example of the sustainability of the environment is simple cleaning. Environmental cleanliness contributes a lot to keep a clean and green environment.
According to him, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) had recently urged effort to curb the global warning on World Environment Day. The body believed Time is running out, and nature is in emergency mode.
To keep global warming below 1.5°C this century, We must have annual greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. Without action, exposure to air pollution beyond safe guidelines will increase by 50 per cent within the decade and plastic waste flowing into aquatic ecosystems will nearly triple by 2040.
Green Initiative founder, Adesina Peter in a statement said, “Today’s clean-up exercise is to make our drainage free from debris and waste. We are out to encourage residents about proper waste segregation, reduction, recycling and reuse.
People can separate biodegradable product, Apply 3R’s (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) and implement the “Clean And Green” concept in order to have a save environment that’s necessary to a healthy life, he said.