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Environment Ministry issues 1st guidance for cruises in protectorates

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 - 02:21 GMT

The ministry issued on Thursday the guidelines on the ways of disposal of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) waste in several sectors.

Egypt cleans up to 40 tons of waste from Red Sea floor

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 04:33 GMT

The next stages of the Red Sea Clean Reefs Campaign will be carried out on a larger scale.

After pilot success: 'Better Cotton Initiative' officially launched in Egypt under UNIDO's auspices

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 - 07:03 GMT

The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation declared Monday that the initiative will be introduced in Damietta and Kafr Al Sheikh governorates.

Cutting the used face masks, gloves prevents illegal trafficking in medical waste: Minister

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 - 02:58 GMT

The used gloves and face masks should be washed with water and soap for 20 seconds, and then be cut into small parts to prevent re-using them. Finally, it is safe to dispose of them inside a plastic bag.

Running the tap for 20 seconds wastes 60 liters of water a day

Sat, 16 May 2020 - 10:42 GMT

“It is better to turn off the tap when you wash your hands with soap and re-open it only when needed,” the ministry said

Cabinet denies disposing of waste of sugar factory in the Nile

Fri, 15 May 2020 - 12:01 GMT

The ministry noted it sends a specialized team periodically to inspect the Nile to ensure that there is no waste disposed of by the industrial complexes, especially the sugar factories.

Gov’t displays efforts in medical waste management amid COVID-19 pandemic

Tue, 12 May 2020 - 04:00 GMT

Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad presented a report on the ministry’s strategy to combat coronavirus from March 31 until present time.

In Pics: Egypt saves griffon vulture, sends it to Ras Abu Galum Reserve

Thu, 07 May 2020 - 12:09 GMT

The ministry has been informed that a citizen in Dahab city, South Sinai, has the vulture in his house.

Govt launches website for Medical, Electronic Waste Management Project

Fri, 17 Apr 2020 - 01:19 GMT

The project aims to follow up on the quantity of waste emerging from each health facility, the timing of transporting it to treatment plants and the safe disposal of this waste.

COVID-19: How to dispose of used face mask, gloves to prevent infection among garbage collectors

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 - 01:37 GMT

The used gloves and face mask should be washed with water and soap for 20 seconds, and then be cut into small parts.

Air quality affected by sand-laden wind in Egypt

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 - 08:43 GMT

The temperature in Cairo is expected to increase by six degrees Celsius to reach 35 degrees, while Alexandria will see a high of 31 and a low of 19.

Ministry of Environment bans training inside, outside Egypt due to coronavirus

Mon, 16 Mar 2020 - 11:06 GMT

PRC tests will be carried out for employees of the ministry returning from other countries.

Egypt to launch E-Tadweer application to encourage e-waste management

Sat, 14 Mar 2020 - 02:29 GMT

The minister added that appropriate solutions in cooperation with stakeholders and business partners are needed.

Egypt 'our largest client in MENA' with important energy, transport portfolio: World Bank VP Makhtar Diop

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 07:20 GMT

World Bank's VP Diop urgedt governments to adopt a holistic approach in order to achieve road safety goal.

In pics: Children participate in planting their city southern Cairo

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 - 11:14 GMT

The participants painted the old tires of vehicles with beautiful colors to make them as shelters for the newly-planted trees from strong winds

Egypt plans to turn landfills into public service facilities

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 - 03:58 GMT

One million collectors remove a total of 16,000 tons of garbage a day from Cairo, said head of the Garbage Collectors’ Syndicate.

70 species threatened with extinction in Egypt

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 - 03:54 GMT

Egyptian tortoises, mountain gazelle,Sinai tigers, cheetah, Nubian ibex and Barbary sheep are the most vulnerable animals to extinction.

January: Month of Afforestation

Sat, 11 Jan 2020 - 12:59 GMT

The volunteers can contact the ministry on hotline 19808 from 8:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m. (Cairo Time), while on public holidays, the service is available until 3:00 p.m.

Environment Min. aims to reduce air pollution by end of 2030

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 - 02:20 GMT

These measures aim at improving air quality, and supporting efforts to monitor and improve air quality.

‘Live Green’ activities reach Egypt’s Delta

Sat, 04 Jan 2020 - 01:52 GMT

The initiative focuses on the youth’s role in protecting their environment.

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