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.

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.

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)

Accumulated waste removed off roads in 6th of October City

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 - 01:24 GMT

The waste is collected from vacant areas in the northern area of the city, estimated at more than 5 million cubic meters.

Environment Min. launches waste monitoring system in 7 cities

Mon, 30 Sep 2019 - 11:19 GMT

Fouad added that the system will be implemented through two applications: One for the government and concerned bodies, and another for the citizens and civil society.

Bid to construct 1st phase of Kushner Canal solid waste unit offered

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 - 12:39 GMT

The budget allocated to the unit is €481 million funded by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

Major waste recycling system to be launched by Military Production Ministry, AOI

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 - 10:49 GMT

The Ministry of Military Production and the Arab Organization for Industrialization (AOI) will be part of the solid waste recycling system scheduled to be introduced this year and finalized in 2023.

2019-2023 solid waste recycling executive plan revealed

Tue, 30 Jul 2019 - 01:28 GMT

The plan consists of three main programs.

Business Forum on Water, Energy, Waste and Mobility to open on Sunday

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 - 12:03 GMT

Ministers Amr Nassar of Trade and Yasmine Fouad of Environment and Italian Ambassador in Cairo Giampaolo Cantini will inaugurate the two-day event.

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.

Nasr follows-up on Port Said investments

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 - 12:59 GMT

Investment contracts were signed in Port Said totaling LE 1.6 billion in eight months, creating 6,000 new job opportunities.