The Ministry of Local Development announced that the investments made to develop the integrated waste management system in Sharqia Governorate is valued at around EGP 230 million.
As part of the contract signed between the Ministry of Local Development, Ministry of Environment and Planning and the Arab Organization for Industrialization to implement the projects of the first phase of the infrastructure of the waste system, Sharaawy also announced that the city of Belbeis has received a safe sanitary landfill that costed a total of EGP 35 million.
This safe sanitary landfill is built across 10 acres, and essentially consists of a sanitary burial cell and a lake for evaporating the filtrate, which is secured by a rubble wall and an iron gate, as per their press release.
Sharaawy also stated that the last period has witnessed several waste management projects done by the Ministry of the local development, some of which included lifting 394 thousand tons of waste accumulations across different Egyptian cities at a cost of EGP 43.3 million.
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