Lagos Formalized Recycling 2014

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Lagos Formalized Recycling 2014 by Mind Map: Lagos Formalized Recycling 2014

1. informal recycling

1.1. plastic bottles used for redpalm oil

1.2. attained through social capital, knowing people with bottles, saving your own bottles

1.3. stakeholders- people who work in the market,

1.4. who are other stakeholders, or what are some detalied types of groups working

1.4.1. people who sell clothes, blacksmiths, woodworkers, tailors, people who have catering business, people who sell raw food goods and red palm oil, people who sell household products like Omo; people who sell meat; people who sell raw produce; people who cook suya; people who walk through the streets selling bottled drinks, or other knick knacks turn the city into a factory

2. Transportation;

2.1. buses in nigeria are fucked up and gross

2.2. there is too much fucking traffic dude; and it can take 3 hours to get somewhere

2.3. there is an issue with safety travelling and the possibility of being robbed

2.3.1. many of these safety issues have to do with it being dark outside

3. Problems

3.1. Lack of job issues

3.1.1. the manufacturers who do have jobs are outside of infrastructural systems but it is hard to et them inside systems b/cof issues such as standardizations

3.2. electricity

4. I want to side step the factories, and try to make local systems; or possibly work with factories to create a local system- so many poeple do not have access to those infrastructures

4.1. what ever I make needs to create jobs for people who are unemployed

4.1.1. if there is a product being made it should ideally contribute to the daily lives of peopl

4.2. What waste does the factories make

5. can we trick and bypass the wealth gap

5.1. things made through the resources, wvery neighborhood one part of the assembly line

5.1.1. what are the implications of playing into the purchasing power of the wealthy... am i feeding capitalism this doesnt infrastructurally change the quakity of life of people or change issues such as water access, etc

6. issue of not wanting to romanticise poverty

6.1. this issue is born out of teh conflation of leirsure and creativeity and forgetting that many of us make art because we have to because tehre is no space for us and that necessity ranges from philosophical to physical, so its erasing how many people create outside of freedom

7. Wecyclers

7.1. stakeholders

7.1.1. Lagos Waste Management Authority /Corporations who are reusing this materials/ the materials are sold back to " Nigerian recyclers"

7.1.2. member of theboard is Executive Director of Oil & Gas Commercial, Total another is is the Chairman and CEO of Delman Gas Nigeria Limite

7.1.3. partners: Nigerian bottling company ; coca cola, innovate lagos, co creation hub, echoing green

7.2. materials recycled

7.2.1. plastic bottles; plastic bags, pure water bagsaluminum;aluminum cans; who are these materials going to and how are they being recycled

7.2.2. materials not listed as recycled: scraps from tailors, are pure water bags included in this recycling "rag sorting"cotton fabric scraps from tailors can be turned into paper synthetic fabrics can be recycled into polymer pellets which can be turned into plastic

7.3. use the SMS mobile phone system for the incentive

7.3.1. household goods

7.4. interests environmental sustainability and social welfare gained from reduction in pollution and diseases like malaria

7.5. independent contractor? who are these?

7.5.1. are there ways for artists ogranizations, to get funded, private designers, is there a way that the AAF can be a facilitator between craftsmen and designers and wecyclers

7.6. location: surulele

7.6.1. closer to lagos island than ikeja; yaba tech is nearby what design work is being done at yaba tech there is a POLYMER AND TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT.