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For every ton of plastic produced, another ton should be recycled, according to a new charter for recycling plastic waste in Egypt

Various state bodies are collaborating to attract domestic and foreign investment for projects converting waste into energy in Egypt

As part of a presidential initiative to develop 1,500 villages in 50 districts across Egypt, Saft Turab in the Gharbiya governorate has been picked as a model eco-friendly village

The introduction of new environmental sustainability standards will bring Egypt closer to having a green economy

A pioneering campaign to protect Egypt’s nature reserves while promoting sustainable ecotourism was launched in Sinai last week

A new law on waste management is paving the way for greater investment in the sector and more recycling

The clean-up focused on the cities of Hurghada, Safaga and Marsa Alam, Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad said; future phases will focus on diving spots in and around nature reserves

The Ministry of Environment has coordinated efforts with several ministries to adopt healthier protocols for the safe disposal of solid and medical waste


A handful of innovative non-governmental projects working for the good of society were honoured this week, reports Mahmoud Bakr

Egypt marked its first National Environment Day on 27 January

Arab and African young people converged on Luxor and Aswan to discuss heritage, cultural dialogue, and the empowerment of women and youth at the 10th Arab-African Youth Platform, writes Mahmoud Bakr

Nile clean-up campaigns, limiting single-use plastics and converting waste into energy were among this year’s growing efforts to protect the environment

Ahram Weekly reports from Morocco on the importance of wetlands to combat the effects of climate change in the Mediterranean region

The government is taking steps to encourage the conversion of waste to energy, reports Mahmoud Bakr

A MOBILE application that allows users to report unremoved garbage is now available, writes Mahmoud Bakr

Egypt has proposed nine initiatives to help tackle the impact of global warming, reports Mahmoud Bakr

Decreasing the use of plastic and encouraging people to use sustainable substitutes have become official policies of Egypt’s Ministry of Environment, reports Mahmoud Bakr

With the introduction of 27 new schemes to manage solid waste in Egypt, the government is testing radical solutions to environmental and health hazards, reports Mahmoud Bakr

Magdi Allam, head of the Arab Environmental Experts Federation, explains to Mahmoud Bakr the hazards facing Egypt, and Africa in general, if biodiversity is further endangered

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