Recycling in Egypt, Educational Training

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Recycling in Egypt
How you can help underprivileged families, help raise awareness concerning environmental and social problems and make Egypt cleaner!
Information about the free collection of all recyclables by the non-governmental organization El Misbah El Mudii.

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Recycling in Egypt, Educational Training

  1. 1. RECYCLING MODERN EDUCATION SCHOOL Dr. Catherine El Taweel – Kost May 2013
  2. 2. Do you know…… … that EGYPT loses every year more than 500 Million $ because less than 25% of the recyclable material really gets recycled? Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  3. 3. In Nature there is no waste! Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  4. 4. Plastic Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  5. 5. Plastic waste Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  6. 6. Plastic waste Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  7. 7. Plastic waste Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  8. 8. Some ugly numbers about plastic Every day over a BILLION single-use plastic bags are given out for free (around 1 million per minute) An estimated 120 barrels of oil are required to make the bags we consume in a minute! Worldwide around 4 billion = 4‘000 000 000 plastic bags end up as litter each year Plastic bags take up to 1‘000 years to degrade - plastics are forever! Hundreds of thousands of sea turtles, whales and other marine mammels die every year from eating discarded plastic bags mistaken for food Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  9. 9. Plastic Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  10. 10. Plastic Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  11. 11. Plastic Plastic makes up 60-80% of all garbage floating in the oceans. Every square km of ocean contains 13,000-18,000 pieces of plastic. Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  12. 12. What can we do WHAT CAN I DO? Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  13. 13. PET RECYCLING Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  14. 14. PET Recycling Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  15. 15. House with Plastic Bottles Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  16. 16. What can we do? Use less plastic Don’t litter Reuse the bags Bring your own bag RECYCLE Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  17. 17. Collection bins Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  18. 18. Paper Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  19. 19. Paper 270’000 Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  20. 20. Paper Main resource for paper production is WOOD 2/3 of the world‘s forest areas disappeared 60 species of plants and animals extinguish daily Every 10 seconds an area of 6 football fields gets lost 2.5 of the 6 football fields are used for paper production (42% of the wood cut worldwide) 17 % of the wood for paper production comes from ancient forests Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2012
  21. 21. Paper Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  22. 22. Paper Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  23. 23. What can we do WHAT CAN I DO? Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  24. 24. Gamayit Misbah El Mudii •  Free Collection Service of recyclable things since 2005 •  70 people have work •  Support of more than 500 poor families Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  25. 25. Gamayit Misbah El Mudii SDC Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  26. 26. Gamayit Misbah El Mudii SUPPORT OF MORE THAN 500 POOR FAMILIES Basic Needs Education Medical Support Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  27. 27. Gamayit Misbah El Mudii EDUCATION ON RECYCLING Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  28. 28. Gamayit Misbah El Mudii NEW BUILDING Station for Children with Cancer Orphanage ARC: ART OF RECYCLING CENTER Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  29. 29. Glass-Upcycling ! Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  30. 30. Collection bins Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013
  31. 31. Your WIN WIN contribution •  You bring work and income to unprivileged people •  You save natural resources, energy and water •  You help reducing the pollution in EGYPT Dr. Catherine El Taweel - Kost May 2013

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