The Egyptian Minister of Environment, Dr. Yasmine Fouad, said that about 250 million tons of waste is generated from Africa continent annually, and by the year 2050, the amount of waste is expected to double to about 4 times.
The Red Sea received the safe landfill in Marsa Alam with a total cost of EGP 21 million, Shaarawy said.
Egypt’s Law No. 202 of 2020 aims to issue a law regulating waste management, to eliminate the problem of garbage and waste, through the establishment of a body tasked with organizing and managing waste.
Minister of Military Production Mohamed Ahmed Morsi met on Tuesday the head of the South Korean environment and technology foundation as well as representatives of KEITI, Yooshin and JST companies.
Bee’ah, was awarded the contract in 2020 to support Egypt’s new megacity, which will be the Middle East’s transformative new cultural and economic metropolis housing an estimated 6.5 million people once all development phases have been completed.
He who releases dangerous materials or waste the territorial water or in Egypt’s exclusive economic zone shall be punished with life imprisonment and a fine of not less than LE 5 million and not more than LE25 million.
Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad said that the new system will integrate the informal sector, and enhance recycling in cooperation with foreign expertise.
The Ministry of Environment sets out the strategy in coordination with a number of concerned ministries.
Egypt's Ministry of Environment has participated in the third Conference of the Parties (COP-3) to the Bamako Convention in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, which was held under the theme "From Decisions to Action: Working for Africa with a Safe Chemicals
Bee’ah, the award-winning UAE-based sustainability and environmental services pioneer, has been appointed as the waste management partner for Egypt’s new Administrative Capital, which is being developed by the Administrative Capital for Urban Development
Statements attributed to Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad that the to-be-installed national waste management system has determined the monthly fees on garbage collecting were completely denied on Saturday, Sept. 21.
A ministerial committee is heading to Berlin on Sunday to learn about the latest technologies used to set up waste recycling plants.
Egypt and Switzerland have signed a joint declaration for a strategic cooperation program between both countries for 2017-2020 at a value of 86 million francs.