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A picture shows plastic waste and used sachets of basic necessities discharged into drainage canals and lagoons, a major cause of the city's flooding and the spread of waterborne disease, at Obalende in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub, on July 29, 2022. - Five grams of toothpaste or ten mililiters of cooking oil: Struggling with the soaring cost of living, many Nigerians now buy their basic necessities in small quantities packed in tiny plastic bags to be consumed on the same day. Consumer brands behind this "sachetization of the economy" see it as a creative innovation, allowing consumption for all Nigerians, the majority of whom live on less than 2 USD a day. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP) (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP via Getty Images)
A picture shows plastic waste and used sachets of basic necessities discharged into drainage canals and lagoons, a major cause of the city's flooding and the spread of waterborne disease, at Obalende in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub, on July 29, 2022. - Five grams of toothpaste or ten mililiters of cooking oil: Struggling with the soaring cost of living, many Nigerians now buy their basic necessities in small quantities packed in tiny plastic bags to be consumed on the same day. Consumer brands behind this "sachetization of the economy" see it as a creative innovation, allowing consumption for all Nigerians, the majority of whom live on less than 2 USD a day. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP) (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP via Getty Images)
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