Waste Management

7 highlights of Egypt's 'Waste 50 by 2050' initiative in Africa

Tue, 27 Dec 2022 - 12:26 GMT

Egypt shed the light on the waste management issue, given its social and environmental dimensions, in addition to its economic opportunities in the field of recycling and the inclusion of the private sector.

Egypt's law punishes violations to manufacturing specifications of single-use plastic bags

Mon, 07 Nov 2022 - 12:12 GMT

According to the law, the violators will be fined by no less than one thousand pounds and not more than five hundred thousand pounds. In all cases, the court shall order the confiscation of the seized items.

How Egypt encouraged investment into green projects

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 11:32 GMT

The Egyptian state has put in place a package of incentives to encourage green projects.

Africa's waste reaches 250 million tons annually, expected to double by 4 times in 2050: Environment Ministry

Mon, 04 Jul 2022 - 09:13 GMT

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.

Egypt allocates LE 112 m to develop integrated system for waste management in Red Sea

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 01:03 GMT

The Red Sea received the safe landfill in Marsa Alam with a total cost of EGP 21 million, Shaarawy said.

Egypt’s Waste Management Regulations set mechanism for recycling demolition, construction waste

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 09:02 GMT

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.

Military production min. confers with South Korean delegation on waste management field

Tue, 12 Oct 2021 - 01:22 GMT

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 starts waste management, city cleaning operations in Egypt's Administrative Capital

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 - 02:10 GMT

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.

Egypt’s Houses approves bill regulates waste management; Minister of Environment welcomes

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 11:18 GMT

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.

Sisi directs government to activate new system of waste management

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 05:43 GMT

Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad said that the new system will integrate the informal sector, and enhance recycling in cooperation with foreign expertise.

Egypt launches e-waste management system

Sun, 08 Mar 2020 - 11:42 GMT

The Ministry of Environment sets out the strategy in coordination with a number of concerned ministries.

Egypt's efforts in waste management highlighted at COP-3 to Bamako Convention

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 - 02:17 GMT

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 wins largest waste management contract in Middle East for Egypt’s Administrative Capital

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 - 08:00 GMT

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

Environment Ministry denies garbage-collection fees

Sun, 22 Sep 2019 - 01:37 GMT

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.

Egypt seeks emulating Germany in waste management technology

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 - 03:23 GMT

A ministerial committee is heading to Berlin on Sunday to learn about the latest technologies used to set up waste recycling plants.

Egypt, Switzerland sign joint declaration on cooperation for 2017-2020

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 - 02:50 GMT

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.