E-waste Management i...

Project Details.

E-waste Management in Cairo University and Zaytoun Area

Grantee: Egyptian Youth Association for Development and Environment
Start Date:10/2020
End Date:12/2021

Spreading environmental awareness of the issue of solid e-waste, and reducing the environmental and health impacts resulting from it, by setting up a system for the proper management and safe disposal of e-waste among the youth sector in a number of universities and the surrounding areas.

  • Raising awareness among the participants about the importance of electronic waste management and its safe disposal.
  • Positively interact with the e-waste issue and develop new proposals to deal with it.
  • Some participating students hold meetings within their universities to educate the rest of the students who are not participating in the program.
  • Laying foundations for dealing with e-waste generated by the university, and mobilizing the support of university presidents and their deputies.
  • Establishing 9 e-waste collection points within the universities in which the project is being implemented.
  • Collecting more than 2,500 electronic waste pieces from students, and delivering them to a factory for safe disposal.
  • The opening of Tanta University's e-waste collection center at the level of Gharbia Governorate, as one of the project's results.
  • The League of Arab States adopts the project as one of the activities of the Arab Union for Youth and Environment organizations, with directives to circulate it to youth organizations.

8 universities (Al-Azhar, Cairo, 6 October, Sadat, Menoufia, Beni Suef, Tanta, Obour institutes), a group of sustainable development schools in Cairo, the General Union of Scouts and Guides

Ministry of Environment, National Solid Waste Program, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Arab Union for Youth and Environment, Egyptian Forum for Sustainable Development, Targeted Universities, Private Sector, Media
Beneficiaries: 983 participating university students, 25 university youth welfare officials, 25 media professionals, 3250 indirect beneficiaries

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