The objective of this Technical Cooperation (TC) project is to assist the Government of Egypt in developing a national programme to address hazardous waste issues and identifying a commercially and technically viable hazardous waste management model along with a business case for a pilot hazardous waste management project that could potentially attract funding by IFIs. In order to achieve such objectives, the existing hazardous waste management provisions in Egypt will be identified and assessed and relevant improvements recommended and potential commercial models for hazardous waste management identified. The assignment will aim to:
(a) Raise the awareness among the governorates, businesses and communities of potential adverse environmental, health and safety impacts and risks of improper hazardous waste disposal;
(b) Increase knowledge and understanding of relevant EU Directives and Reference Documents for Best Available Techniques for Waste Treatment and Waste Incineration and international best practice for management of waste;
(c) Promote good industry practice and advanced municipal policies in managing waste by showcasing a number of examples from the EU countries and EBRD’s countries of operations;
(d) Assist in developing hazardous waste management programme and approach;
(e) Identify technically and economically viable models for hazardous waste management facilities and develop a concept of a pilot hazardous waste management project.
The Bank will engage consultant to carry out following key tasks:
Phase 1 - Identifying constraints and developing a programme
Under Phase 1 the consultant will be undertake following activities:
• Legislative Review and Recommendations;
• Review of Current Waste Management Practice;
• Analysis of Organisational and Financial Challenges;
• Chain of Custody and Monitoring;
• Draft National Hazardous Waste Management Programme.
Implementation of for Phase 2 shall be subject successful completion of Phase 1 and further written confirmation by various Egyptian authorities.
Programme Phase 2 – Identifying hazardous waste management models and pilot project
Under Phase 2 the consultant will be undertake following activities:
a. Models for hazardous waste management facilities
b. Concept pilot hazardous waste management project
The Consultant’s recommendations and actions will be guided by a strong desire to implement a long-term change in the assessment and management of hazardous waste sector.
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