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Meetings with Environmental Compliance Office – Federation of Egyptian Industries to explore means to support e-waste collection initiative

Meetings with Environmental Compliance Office - Federation of Egyptian Industries to explore means to support e-waste collection initiative

Medical and E-Waste Management held meetings with Environmental Compliance Office – Federation of Egyptian Industries to explore means to support e-waste collection initiative through E-Tadweer application and to promote the application as well as widen the participation of producers to the initiative. It is worth mentioning that this application is an electronic platform to link the waste generator, producers and recycling plants, where the application allows individuals to note the waste they have and one of the producers of electrical appliances collects it in exchange for offering a discount coupon for one of their products, then it is delivered to one of the E-Waste formal recyclers to be recycled. More…

Through this initiative Ministry of Environment is keen to encourage partnership with the private sector and support entrepreneurship in the areas of sound and sustainable management of hazardous waste, circular economy and sustainable development. Through this application the Ministry of Environment, provides a sustainable solution for the safe disposal of e-waste generated from households which is about 23% of the e-waste generated in Egypt.