Egypt to establish waste-to-energy plant in Giza

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 - 10:53 GMT

The plant aims at treating municipal solid waste (MSW) and converting it into electric energy, with a capacity of converting 1,200 tons of waste per day to 30 megawatts of electricity per hour.

COP 27 president designates 3 areas where green transition is key for climate mitigation

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 - 11:08 GMT

COP 27 President and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry made the statements Thursday in the opening of Climate Solutions Thematic Day.

Highlights: 7 conditions must be met ahead of operating El-Dabaa nuclear reactors

Tue, 13 Sep 2022 - 07:12 GMT

et displats some of the conditions for the NPA to obtain permission to conduct pre-operational tests.

Egypt, Energy 3 sign MoU to produce biofuel, graphene from waste

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 12:51 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli attended the signing ceremony Sunday.

Egypt's cabinet approves decision to improve monitoring, follow-up services of hygiene, municipal solid waste system

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 02:51 GMT

This comes as per President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's directives to establish a new system for integrated management of the municipal solid waste.

Egyptian parliamentarian drafts law on reducing food waste

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 03:05 GMT

The MP underscored that such quantity is huge, given the percentage of poverty in the country, and the fact that Egypt suffers from water poverty.

Global Environment Facility grants Egypt $8 million to localize electronic, medical waste recycling technology

Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 11:41 GMT

The Global Environment Facility had equally granted Egypt $8.1 million to carry out the Sustainable Management of Persistent Organic Pollutants (PoPs) Project.

Egyptian minister calls on private sector to join construction waste recycling system

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 - 12:57 GMT

Minister of Local Development Mahmoud Shaarawy told press Thursday that the ministry is encouraging the private sector to join the construction waste recycling system.

4K tons of waste collected on average daily in Cairo

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 11:02 GMT

Minister of Local Development Mahmoud Shaarawy stated last week that 47 million tons of waste of all types were collected nationwide in 2021.

Egyptian minister indicates how many million tons of waste collected in 2021

Thu, 06 Jan 2022 - 10:31 GMT

The minister of local development disclosed the figure Wednesday.

Egypt combats climate change with 1st waste-to-energy model

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 - 02:36 GMT

One of the latest bids by the Egyptian government to adapt to climate change and reduce its negative impacts on the environment is implementing the first project to transform waste into energy through anaerobic gasification.

Some features of waste management infrastructure rehabilitation plan in Egypt revealed

Sun, 07 Nov 2021 - 10:00 GMT

Official revealed to press Sunday part of the plan set to rehabilitate the waste management infrastructure in the country.

Egypt working to launch $350 worth projects to convert waste into energy

Mon, 07 Jun 2021 - 12:14 GMT

These projects will be a qualitative leap in the mechanisms of dealing with the waste problem, said Minister Fouad

Sisi attaches importance to the solid waste management system: Min.

Sat, 29 May 2021 - 12:34 GMT

Shaarawi asserted the key role of his ministry in implementing those projects in coordination with governorates.

Egypt's Environment minister in talks over waste-to-energy project

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 02:31 GMT

The minister said the meeting aims at reviewing mechanisms of financing the first stage of the project to be carried out in seven governorates and necessary guarantees that will be offered to investors in this regard.

3 ministers review progress rate of Egypt’s municipal solid waste system

Sun, 07 Feb 2021 - 11:44 GMT

The financial allocations required to implement the infrastructure for the new waste system were made available in the current fiscal year.

Egypt’s planning, environment ministries to conduct study on solid waste status

Thu, 03 Dec 2020 - 07:41 GMT

El-Said explained that the protocol aims for collecting a large set of data on the environmental sector.

Environment min. urges for int’l financing mechanism to stop use of plastic bags

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 01:47 GMT

Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad called the international community on Wednesday to secure a balanced and fair financing mechanism to stop the use of single-used plastic

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.

Ministers of military production, environment discuss recycling waste system

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 - 11:37 GMT

Assar reviewed the efforts of the Ministry of Military Production to qualify recycling factories in a number of governorates to improve the cleaning level for the interest of the citizens.