Nzegbulam emphasised the need for every Nigerian to make meaningful contributions towards reducing plastic pollution in the nation.
The theme invites us all to consider how we can make changes in our everyday lives to reduce the heavy burden of plastic pollution on our natural places, our wildlife - and our own health.
"The Government of Canada will continue to drive progress on the environmental challenges we face as a global community, and protect the clean air and water we share".
Almost one third of used plastic packaging escapes collection systems, which means it ends up clogging the world's city streets and polluting the natural environment.
Ruhamya urged Rwandans to reject using single-use plastics including plastic straws, cups, plates and bottles, and find sustainable alternatives.
The walk, which was part of the ongoing 2018 National Environment Week, was organised by Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) in partnership with the Ministry of Environment with the aim to raise awareness and encourage the general public to join the effort to address plastic pollution.
Tobacco and Heart diseases
Tobacco smoking appears to be decreasing in nearly all parts of the world except Africa and the eastern Mediterranean region. Worldwide, about 7%, or just over 24 million children aged 13-15, smoke cigarettes, (17 million boys and 7 million girls).
"Beating single-use plastics can be possible only if factories make items, which can be used a few times".
The UN said more than 60 countries had introduced bans and levies on single-use plastic items like bags.
You can say, we have become plastic-savvy generation.
Stakeholders discuss beating plastic pollution of World Environment Day. He talked about environmental friendly steps taken by Engro in Thar and said that nature has to be preserved, which can only be done as a collaborative effort from all. The report analyzes the complex relationships in our plastics economy and offers an approach to rethink how the world produces, uses and manages single-use plastics.
The issue of plastic pollution in the world's oceans has soared up the agenda following the BBC's Blue Planet II and campaigns by many organisations, with two-thirds of people (67%) more concerned than a year ago, the poll found.
Plastic packaging use was predicted to double by 2020 and quadruple by 2050, while globally, the level of recycling was only around 14 per cent, Hunter said.
With an objective to curb the plastic menace, distribution of jute bag was started on the occasion, which would subsequently cover all employees.