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Clean Earth, better health
As citizens of Kenya, waste pollution affects our health and economy. We rely heavily on tourism, and most tourists who see pollution do not return. Vast tracts of land are used to pile up garbage piles. You can clean up the trash, plant trees and use this land to grow food and feed the less fortunate.
It also solves unemployment by allowing young people to work and sell food at affordable prices. Since most litter is soaked with water after it rains and some are rotten, we can prepare chemicals to dry or emulsify it.
Natural resources remain essential to Kenya's productive sector. Agriculture is the primary source of income for most of the rural population. Renewable natural resources account for about 35% of the country's wealth. It is an arid country with the lowest natural replenishment rate in the world.
One of Kenya's biggest ecological challenges is the disposal of solid, liquid and electronic waste (e-waste). Despite the existence of policies, laws and regulations to guide waste management, poor implementation and poor practices are flooding cities and towns with waste, threatening public health and the environment. Human waste, including open defecation and untreated municipal sewage, is a problem.
Why is this important?
The entire country is littered up; hence the work that needs to be done is so much. My campaign requires a group of scientists to design a substance that will emulsify the waste and provide a lasting solution.
Once we clean, we will need a system like bins to be exposed appropriately. So we need a huge team of scientists to educate Kenyans and control littering. Another team of gatherers and tree planters also campaigned to have people utilize these areas to provide food. Most importantly, we need funds.
Jacob Olonde >>> https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/kenya-its-environment-jacob-olonde