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(PHOTOS) Tom Mboya Street choking on waste

Nairobi's Central Business District has turned into a stinking landfill.

In Summary

• This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. 

• Mass education on the need of environmental conservation and stringent actions should be taken to anyone caught dumping.

On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI

Everyone has a right to a clean and healthy environment, a privilege that most Nairobians are yet to fully enjoy.

However, Tom Mboya Street and its environs have been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal.

On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI

This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter.

On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI

Mass education on the need of environmental conservation and stringent actions should be taken to anyone caught dumping.

On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI

City County Government also should improve on their daily cleaning activities, fix and station more recycling for public use.

Nairobi's Central Business District has turned into a stinking landfill.

On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI

Nairobi Metropolitan Services had improved garbage collection greatly but filth has again  been piling up for two weeks.

NMS was tasked by President Uhuru Kenyatta to reform garbage collection and disposal in collaboration with the National Youth Service.

On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI

Last year in November, it was announced those who litter or illegally dump garbage can fined Sh200,000, jailed for two years or both. This is contained in the Nairobi Solid Waste Management Act, 2015, Section 36(2 and 3).

On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI

The announcement was made after NMS formed a team to start enforcing regulations on solid waste management.

On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI

The team was made up of regular police and Administration Police officers and officers from NMS from all the 17 sub counties. It was to be responsible for cracking the whip on illegal dumping of waste and littering.

On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
On Monday November 22, Tom Mboya street and its enviros has been on the spot for the reckless littering and poor waste disposal. This has been attributed by the few numbers of litter bins, with the available ones either wrecked or in bad condition to hold the litter. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI