UNCOLLECTED GARBAGE

[PHOTOS] Hawkers on spot for littering Haile Selassie street

Nairobi generates 3,000 metric tonnes of waste a day and most is disposed of at Dandora dumpsite, making it unsustainable.

In Summary

•The mess which is always seen in the early mornings portrays the uncouth behaviour of a section of traders who are mannerless in disposing of the waste materials

• A spot check by the Star on Tuesday revealed that from the Haile Selassie Roundabout opposite Kenya Railways, hawkers have camped at the doorsteps of Muthurwa and Wakulima markets.

The garbage menace along Haile Selassie Avenue which has been characterized with littered and uncollected garbage.
The garbage menace along Haile Selassie Avenue which has been characterized with littered and uncollected garbage.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

Hawkers are once again on the spot over the garbage menace along Haile Selassie Avenue.

The garbage menace along Haile Selassie Avenue which has been characterized with littered and uncollected garbage.
The garbage menace along Haile Selassie Avenue which has been characterized with littered and uncollected garbage.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

The mess which is always seen in the early mornings portrays the uncouth behaviour of a section of traders who are mannerless in disposing of the waste materials.

The garbage menace along Haile Selassie Avenue which has been characterized with littered and uncollected garbage.
The garbage menace along Haile Selassie Avenue which has been characterized with littered and uncollected garbage.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

A spot check by the Star on Tuesday revealed that from the Haile Selassie Roundabout opposite Kenya Railways, hawkers have camped at the doorsteps of Muthurwa and Wakulima markets.

The garbage menace along Haile Selassie Avenue which has been characterized with littered and uncollected garbage.
The garbage menace along Haile Selassie Avenue which has been characterized with littered and uncollected garbage.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

They have taken over pedestrian walkways around the market and at its entrances, taking business away from the Muthurwa traders who pay a fee to operate there.

The garbage menace along Haile Selassie Avenue which has been characterized with littered and uncollected garbage.
The garbage menace along Haile Selassie Avenue which has been characterized with littered and uncollected garbage.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
The garbage menace along Haile Selassie Avenue which has been characterized with littered and uncollected garbage.
The garbage menace along Haile Selassie Avenue which has been characterized with littered and uncollected garbage.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI