Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli attended the signing ceremony Sunday.
This comes as per President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's directives to establish a new system for integrated management of the municipal solid waste.
The MP underscored that such quantity is huge, given the percentage of poverty in the country, and the fact that Egypt suffers from water poverty.
The Global Environment Facility had equally granted Egypt $8.1 million to carry out the Sustainable Management of Persistent Organic Pollutants (PoPs) Project.
Minister of Local Development Mahmoud Shaarawy told press Thursday that the ministry is encouraging the private sector to join the construction waste recycling system.
Minister of Local Development Mahmoud Shaarawy stated last week that 47 million tons of waste of all types were collected nationwide in 2021.
The minister of local development disclosed the figure Wednesday.
One of the latest bids by the Egyptian government to adapt to climate change and reduce its negative impacts on the environment is implementing the first project to transform waste into energy through anaerobic gasification.
Official revealed to press Sunday part of the plan set to rehabilitate the waste management infrastructure in the country.
These projects will be a qualitative leap in the mechanisms of dealing with the waste problem, said Minister Fouad
Shaarawi asserted the key role of his ministry in implementing those projects in coordination with governorates.
The minister said the meeting aims at reviewing mechanisms of financing the first stage of the project to be carried out in seven governorates and necessary guarantees that will be offered to investors in this regard.
The financial allocations required to implement the infrastructure for the new waste system were made available in the current fiscal year.
El-Said explained that the protocol aims for collecting a large set of data on the environmental sector.
Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad called the international community on Wednesday to secure a balanced and fair financing mechanism to stop the use of single-used plastic
The next stages of the Red Sea Clean Reefs Campaign will be carried out on a larger scale.
Assar reviewed the efforts of the Ministry of Military Production to qualify recycling factories in a number of governorates to improve the cleaning level for the interest of the citizens.
The used gloves and face mask should be washed with water and soap for 20 seconds, and then be cut into small parts.
The move was made through the National Solid Waste Management Program (NSWMP)
The waste is collected from vacant areas in the northern area of the city, estimated at more than 5 million cubic meters.