Egyptians’ consumption of single-use plastic bags per capita to be gradually reduced: Minister

Sun, 07 Aug 2022 - 05:52 GMT

The government’s concerned ministries (commerce and industry, environment, international cooperation, health, local development, tourism, finance, supply and internal trade) will work on reducing the consumption of plastic bags to 100 bags per capita annually by 2025, and 50 bags per person by 2030, said Fouad.

Egypt to establish 1st factory to produce environment-friendly bags from eggshell

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 - 11:57 GMT

Egypt seeks to provide biodegradable bags, as the plastic bag that is currently used does not decompose until after 400 years.

Plastic bags to be banned at Alexandria beaches

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 - 02:00 GMT

The initiative aims to declare Alexandria governorate free of plastic bags according to a specific timetable.

Environment Ministry, Banlastic Egypt launch clean campaign at North coast beach

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 08:26 GMT

The campaign aims to educate residents about the dangers of single-use plastics, and urge them to reduce its use and move towards Biodegradable alternatives to protect the environment.

I'm 35. I'm single. Here is what they don't tell you about getting older

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 - 10:11 GMT

I made it to 35. According to social norms and even my own previous convictions, I should've been married by now with at least two kids. And the fact that I'm not adhering to those universal cohabiting traditions should at least make me feel like I'm missing out, right?

Fairuz releases new single ahead of September album

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 10:50 GMT

Beloved Lebanese singer Fairuz has released a new single ahead of her September 22 release of a new album titled “Bebaly” (“In My Mind”).