Nairobi

Kenya
Governor Mike Sonko, Elected 2017

Case Studies

Nairobi City County Government has been engaging local communities in monthly clean-ups as a way of eliminating illegal dumpsites and sensitizing residents on the need to embrace proper waste management practices. The initiative is geared towards ensuring sustainable waste management which ultimately will also reduce GHG emissions emanating from decomposing waste not managed properly. Nairobi generates approximately 2,400 tons/day of waste, which is taken to the main landfill of Dandora - 57% of this waste is organic, 22% plastic and 21% paper and glass.

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