WASTE PICKERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (WAPAN)

The backbone of sustainable waste management and keeping the environment clean from non-degradable.

INCLUSIVITY

WAPAN values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment where every waste picker is respected and has a voice.

EMPOWERMENT

WAPAN is dedicated to empowering waste pickers by providing them with the tools, resources, and knowledge they need to improve their livelihoods and advocate for their rights.

SUSTAINABILITY

WAPAN is committed to promoting sustainable waste management practices that protect the environment and improve public health, while also taking climate action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate the impacts of climate change.

SOLIDARITY

WAPAN believes in the importance of working together in a united and supportive manner to promote the interests of waste pickers across Nigeria.

ADVOCACY

WAPAN believes in the importance of advocating for policies and regulations that support the rights and interests of waste pickers and actively engages with stakeholders and decision-makers to promote these policies.

EDUCATION

WAPAN values education and strives to provide waste pickers with opportunities to learn and develop new skills related to sustainable waste management and climate action.

OUR PARTNERS

Join WAPAN and be a Part of the Change

joining the Waste Pickers Association of Nigeria (WAPAN) is an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of waste pickers across the country. As a member of WAPAN, you will be part of a dynamic and growing community of waste pickers, waste management professionals, policymakers, and concerned citizens who are committed to promoting sustainable waste management practices, advocating for the rights of waste pickers, and empowering them to participate fully in society.

By joining WAPAN, you will have access to a range of resources, education, and advocacy support that will help you to improve your working conditions and achieve your goals. Whether you are a waste picker looking for training and support, a waste management professional seeking to build your network and knowledge, or a policymaker looking for a partner in promoting sustainable waste management practices, WAPAN has something to offer.

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MEET THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Creating Awareness, Empowering Lives! 🌱♻️

Our dedicated WAPAN members engaging with waste pickers, spreading knowledge about sustainable waste management practices and empowering them for a better future. Together, we can make a positive impact on our environment and uplift the lives of waste pickers.