Egypt to establish 1st waste-to-energy plant in Giza – ministry

Egypt’s Ministry of Environment has announced on Monday about an agreement will soon be signed to establish the first waste-to-energy plant in Giza governorate, using German technology, at a total cost of $150 million.

Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment, explained that the plant considered as part of green investment projects, adding that Egypt focuses on the files of waste and reserves, and work has been done vigorously on these files.

The plant in Giza governorate is subject to the work and supervision of the Waste Management Regulatory Authority, an agency affiliated with the Ministry of Environment, the statement added.

Fouad also reviewed the procedures and efforts undertaken by the ministry to deal with electronic waste, with the number of  electronic-waste recycling factories reaching nine, alongside ways to handle medical waste.

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