Name Chukwunonye  Ezeah
Job Title Lecturer in Environmental Management
Faculty Faculty of Science and Engineering
School School of Architecture and Built Environment
Subject(s) Waste Management
Tel 01902 322671


Dr. Chukwunonye Ezeah is a Lecturer in Waste and Environmental Management, in the School of Architecture and the Built Environment. He graduated with B.Eng (Hons) in civil engineering and holds a Master of Technology degree in environmental technology. Upon coming to Wolverhampton, he successfully completed a Master of Science Degree in Environmental Management and a Doctorate in Environmental Science at the University of Wolverhampton. In between studies, Ezeah had worked for a number of high profile organizations including Japanese Gas Company in a joint venture with Exxon Mobil. Since 2007 Ezeah has been teaching at the University of Wolverhampton, initially as a Visiting Lecturer and subsequently as a Lecturer in environmental waste management. Ezeah is a chartered waste manager, a regular presenter at international scientific conferences and author of a significant number of high impact journal publications as well as book chapters. 

Waste Management/Environmental Science

His research interests focus primarily on Waste recycling and management strategies, waste governance in developing countries, transfer of best practice from developed to developing country contexts and sustainable urban environment. Ezeah also has research interests in the broader environmental issues relating to climate change and its impacts, environmental impact assessment, poverty and inequality as well as environmental health, safety and security issues. 

Chartered Institution of Waste Management, UK

Institution of Environmental Management and Assessment, UK

Nigerian Environmental Society

Higher Education Academy, UK

International Solid Waste Association


Ezeah, C. (2014). Analysis of Factors Affecting Leaner Participation in Asynchronous Online Discussion Forum in Higher Education Institutions.  Journal Of Research and Method in Education, (IOSR-JRME) e-ISSN: 2320-7388,p- ISSN: 2320-737X. Volume 4, Issue 5 Ver. I (Sep-Oct. 2014), PP 08-14


Ezeah, C., Amina D. Stokes and Roberts, C.L.  (2014). Assessment of Gas Yield Potentials of Selected Feedstocks in a Small Scale Anaerobic Digestion Plant: Case Study, L. Reule Bioenergy Plant, UK.  Journal Of Environmental Science, Toxicology And Food Technology (IOSR-JESTFT) e-ISSN: 2319-2402,p- ISSN: 2319-2399.Volume 8, Issue 2 Ver. III (Mar-Apr. 2014), PP 68-76


Ezeah, C andByrne, T (2014). A Critical Review of Municipal Solid Waste Legislation and Compliance in Greece- In the Context of the EU Landfill Directive.  Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology And Food Technology (IOSR-JESTFT) e-ISSN: 2319-2402,p- ISSN: 2319-2399 (IN PRINT)


Ezeah, C., Fazakerley, J. A. and Roberts C.L. (2013). Emerging trends in informal sector recycling in developing and transition countries, Waste Management, Volume 33, Issue 11, November 2013, Pages 2509-2519


Ezeah, C. and Roberts, C.L.  (2013). Waste governance agenda in Nigerian cities: A comparative analysis. Habitat International, Volume 41, January 2014, Pages 121-128


Ezeah, C. and Roberts, C.L. (2012). Analysis of barriers and success factors affecting the adoption of sustainable management of municipal solid waste in Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Management. 103: 9-14


Roberts, C.L., Ezeah, C., Watkin, G., Philips, P.S., Odunfa, A., (2009). Seasonal variations and municipal solid waste composition- issues for development of new waste management strategies in Abuja, Nigeria, Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management 36 (4), 210e




Ezeah, C. and Fazakerley, J.A. (2013). Scoping Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) as a tool for management of the E-waste problem in Sub Saharan Africa: key issues for consideration. Adama, O. and Nzeadibe, T.C. (Ed), in Beyond Poverty: Social innovation and entrepreneurship in informal solid waste management in Nigeria, Uppsala, Sweden. Nordic Africa Institute Publications. ISBN 978 91 7106 645 9






Ezeah, C., (2015) Engineered Landfills and Landfill Gas Production: a country case study of the United Kingdom. In the Proceedings of British Council Researcher Links Workshop, 30 January 2015, Almaty – Kazakhstan.



Ezeah, C., Ohiaeri, B., Khatib, J. (2014) A review of the impact of climate change on the

Built environment of rural tropical regions. In the Proceedings of international workshop on Earthquake and sustainable materials, 24 June 2014, ISBN 978-975-06-1786-7, Anadolu University, Turkey.


Ezeah, C., Roberts, C. L., Watkin, G., Philips, P. S. & Odunfa, A. (2008) Abuja: From Waste to Wealth. In the Proceedings of The Resource Efficiency Knowledge Transfer Network and WARMNET first combined conference for postgraduate & new researchers and industry, 30th June- 1st July, 2008, University of Nottingham, UK, vol.1 (Issue 1), p.39.


Ezeah, C., Roberts, C. L., Watkin, G. D, Philips, P. S. & Odunfa, A. (2009) Analysis of barriers affecting the adoption of a sustainable municipal solid waste management system in Nigeria. In the proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management, 12 - 15 March, 2009. Widener University, Philadelphia, P.A, USA, pp. 1556-1564.


Ezeah, C., Roberts, C. L., Phillips, P. S., Mbeng, L. O. & Nzeadibe, T. C. (2009) Evaluation of public health impacts of waste scavenging in Abuja Nigeria, using Q-methodology. In the Proceedings of International Solid Waste Association ISWA World Congress, 12-15 October 2009, Lisbon, Portugal



Ezeah, C., Roberts, C. L., (2010) Local trends and global best practices in solid waste recycling, implementing change in tropical urban environments. In the Proceedings of ElectroChem Conference 2010: Electrochemistry and Sustainability 14 – 15 Sept, University of Wolverhampton, Telford Campus, Wolverhampton, UK


Ezeah, C. (2012) Sustainable solid waste management in Nigeria: best practice drivers, business cases and global markets, international continuing professional development workshop by the University of Wolverhampton and Waste Management Society of Nigeria, at the African University of Science and Technology (AUST), Abuja , 26– 27 April, Abuja, Nigeria


Ezeah, C., Fazakerley, J. A., Roberts C.L., Cigari, M.I and Dagona, A.M. (2014). Characterisation and Compositional Analyses of Institutional Waste in the United Kingdom: A case study of the University of Wolverhampton, International Journal of Environment and Waste Management


Ezeah, C., Finney, K., and Nnajide C.U (2014). A critical review of the effectiveness of Low Emission Zones (LEZ) as a strategy for the improvement of air quality in major European cities, Sage Open


Ezeah, C., Fazakerley, J. A., Byrne, T.(2014). Tourism Waste Management in the European

Union: Lessons Learned From Four Popular EU Tourists Destinations, Sage Open Access Journal


Carlos Alberto R, Ezeah C, Jairo F. C. (2014).Constructed Wetland System as a Technological Alternative for the Rehabilitation and Conservation of Water in an Industrial Park., Sage Open




  1. Cost Benefit Analysis of Climate Change Adaptations in African Traditional Buildings: A Case Study of Benue State, Nigeria


  1. Development of a framework for the sustainable management of agricultural waste in Saudi Arabia


  1. Development of a risk based assessment framework for major environmental hazards in Nigeria’s offshore oil and gas industry


  1. Development of A Framework for Sustainable Management of Construction and Demolition Waste  in Northern Nigeria



  1. Development of A Framework for Sustainable Management of Construction and Demolition Waste  in Libya





1.         Journal of Environmental Management (JEMA) (Elsevier Publishers)

2.         International Journal of Environmental Studies (IJES)

3.         Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management, Widener University, Philadelphia, P.A USA

4.         Waste Management (Elsevier Publishers).

5.         Journal of Sustainable Development (JSD), Canadian Center of Science and Education

6.        International Journal of Waste Resources