Egypt Independent

Campaign aims to raise garbage awareness



The Ministry of Environment launched a campaign this week aimed at raising public awareness about the best means of waste disposal. The campaign kicked off this week at schools, public libraries and several NGOs.

Environment Minister Maged George said his ministry was currently holding a number of workshops in an effort to teach citizens about recycling methods and the safe disposal of waste. He went on to that 1285 people had so far participated in the campaign.

"We had 500 students from different schools collecting garbage in the district of El-Nahda," the minister said.

Translated from the Arabic Edition.