In 2017, the Cairo Governorate announced the establishment of a number of outlets for the purchase of solid waste from citizens, in a step to confront the phenomenon of scavengers and also encourage citizens to separate garbage from the source.
There is a plan to cut carbon emissions in Egypt by 50 percent.
Egypt has issued a new waste management law regulating its ways of getting rid of different types of waste.
This came during his meeting with Finance Minister Mohamed Maait, Local Development Minister Mahmoud Shaarawy, and Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad.
Also, huge amounts of garbage were collected.
The move was made through the National Solid Waste Management Program (NSWMP)
The Ministry of Environment sets out the strategy in coordination with a number of concerned ministries.
Sharawy’s remarks came during his speech in the Parliament’s plenary session on Tuesday.
Veterinarians at Cairo University operated on a female sheep for three hours to remove piles of garbage in her stomach on Monday.
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly met on Sunday Chairman of GK Medical Management to discuss the project.
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.
The plan consists of three main programs.
Environment Minister Yassmin Fouad stressed on Monday that her ministry seeks to recycle 80 percent of garbage within seven years.
The garbage were collected from all 27 governorates.
The meeting set plans to establish plants for different types of recycling.
Egypt imported garbage for LE 5 billion from January 1 to April 30, which marks a 20 percent increase compared to the same period in 2017.
Landfills that accumulated over years in Egypt are planned to be turned into recycling factories. It is a plan that the government deliberated several times, but this time, the funding has been secured.
Bali's palm-fringed Kuta beach has long been a favourite with tourists seeking sun and surf, but nowadays its golden shoreline is disappearing under a mountain of garbage.
Two months after the dominant military force in eastern Libya declared victory in a campaign to retake Benghazi.
Egyptians consume 12 billion plastic bags per year.