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Owotomo Taiwo A

Department of Environmental Studies and Sustainable Development, Lagos State University, Ojo, Nigeria

  • Research Article   
    Perceived Economic and Environmental Benefits of Waste Battery Recycling in Lagos State, Nigeria
    Author(s): Ajisegiri Musa S* and Owotomo Taiwo A

    The study assessed the economic and environmental benefits of waste battery recycling in Lagos State, Nigeria. Multistage sampling technique was employed to administer 65 copies of structured questionnaire to companies and individuals involved in waste battery recycling site area. Data obtained were analyzed using principal components analysis (PCA). The results obtained using component loadings of ± ≥ 0.8 as the criteria for selection of the variables reduction in importation (0.801) PC1 was accountable for 20.35% of total variance, promotion of economic development opportunities (0.841) PC2 was responsible for 19.02% of the total variance, job creation opportunities (0.871) PC3 was accountable for 16.96% and reduction in industrial costs of sourcing material/energy production (0.911) PC4 was accountable for 15.35% of total varianc.. Read More»

    DOI: 10.35248/2252-5211.23.13.509

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