1st phase of Egypt's first safe closure for waste dump completed: Minister

Tue, 07 May 2024 - 12:34 GMT

Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities, Dr. Assem Al-Gazzar, stated that the implementation of the first phase of the safe closure project for the Al-Salam public dump is being completed.

Demands for return of Cairo kiosks purchasing solid waste from citizens

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 04:08 GMT

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.

Egyptian minister declares target number of recycling factories, carbon emissions observatories for 2030

Tue, 04 Jan 2022 - 12:14 GMT

There is a plan to cut carbon emissions in Egypt by 50 percent.

Egypt reuses recycled construction waste in paving roads, making tiles: Minister

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 09:21 GMT

Egypt has issued a new waste management law regulating its ways of getting rid of different types of waste.

Egypt's PM orders pilot operation of the garbage collection system in 4 governorates

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 - 02:09 GMT

This came during his meeting with Finance Minister Mohamed Maait, Local Development Minister Mahmoud Shaarawy, and Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad.

Egypt demolishes almost 26K unlicensed buildings in 65 days

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 - 12:07 GMT

Also, huge amounts of garbage were collected.

More than 6K tons of wastes removed in 4 governorates to back infection-control efforts in Egypt

Fri, 03 Apr 2020 - 12:06 GMT

The move was made through the National Solid Waste Management Program (NSWMP)

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.

LE 12B allocated to implement new garbage system: Min.

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 - 12:17 GMT

Sharawy’s remarks came during his speech in the Parliament’s plenary session on Tuesday.

Cairo Uni. vets remove piles of garbage from sheep's stomach

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 - 02:31 GMT

Veterinarians at Cairo University operated on a female sheep for three hours to remove piles of garbage in her stomach on Monday.

Egypt eyes prefabricated hospitals in new healthcare system

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 - 11:29 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly met on Sunday Chairman of GK Medical Management to discuss the project.

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.

2019-2023 solid waste recycling executive plan revealed

Tue, 30 Jul 2019 - 01:28 GMT

The plan consists of three main programs.

Egypt seeks to recycle 80 percent of garbage in 7 years - min.

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 - 11:39 GMT

Environment Minister Yassmin Fouad stressed on Monday that her ministry seeks to recycle 80 percent of garbage within seven years.

21.8 tons of garbage collected in 7 months

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 - 09:11 GMT

The garbage were collected from all 27 governorates.

Ministerial committee convened for recycling programme

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 - 11:13 GMT

The meeting set plans to establish plants for different types of recycling.

MP requests explanation for importing LE 5B garbage

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 05:00 GMT

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.

Deliberating waste: Awaiting law to found largest recycling plant

Sun, 29 Apr 2018 - 09:11 GMT

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 declares 'garbage emergency' amid sea of waste

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 - 11:30 GMT

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.

Benghazi residents return to battered homes as guns silent

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 - 01:34 GMT

Two months after the dominant military force in eastern Libya declared victory in a campaign to retake Benghazi.