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RECYCLING IN EGYPT

Lecture

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Municipal solid waste (MSW) is considered one of the major environmental problems all over the world.

Date and Time

08 December 2012 - 12:00-13:30

Location

Cairo, Egypt - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Jointly organised by the Egypt and Egypt local networks.


About this event

Solid waste in Egypt can be classified into industrial solid waste (25-30 million tons/year), agricultural solid waste (20-25 million tons/year) and municipal solid waste (15-20 million tons/year). Municipal solid waste consists of hazardous and non-hazardous waste. It is a fact that solid waste composition differs from one governorate to another according to their culture and socioeconomic level. However, solving the problem in Egypt is challenging because of two factors: the low socioeconomic level of the majority of the population and their lack of awareness of the problem size. In addition to the lack of the suitable technology platform needed to face the problem.

Programme

11:30 - 12:00 Registration
12:00 - 13:00 Lecture
13:00 - 13:30 Discussion

Reasons to attend

The main objective of the presentation is to develop a suitable municipal solid waste management system to recycle 100% non-hazardous MSW using the new hierarchy for zero pollution developed at AUC.

Additional information

SALAH M. EL-HAGGAR Dr. Haggar’s 30 years experience in Energy and Environmental Consulting and University teaching. Dr Haggar has been a visiting professor at Washington State University and at University of Idaho, U.S.A. He is presently the professor of Energy and Sustainable Development and chair of Mechanical Engineering Department at the American University in Cairo,. Dr. Haggar’s has 28 Academic Honors, grants and awards. Dr. El-Haggar received the outstanding teaching award from AUC in 1995 as well as an Excellence in research and creative endeavours awards in 2009. In addition Dr. Haggar has 174 Scientific Publications in Environmental and Energy Fields, 52 invited presentation, 55 technical report, 15 books, one chapter in 4 different books.

Registration information

Please contact Dr. Amal Esawi at a_esawi@aucegypt.edu

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