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be’ah launches regional base of solid waste body

10 Mar 2020

be’ah, represented by the Environmental Centre of Excellence (ECE), on Monday launched the regional headquarters of the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA). It’s ISWA’s first base in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

This was announced at an event held at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre in the presence of Sheikh Mohammed Suleiman al Harthy, executive vice president, Strategic Development at be’ah, Antonios Mavropoulos, president, ISWA and Mohab Ali al Hinai, head of Environmental Centre of Excellence at be’ah. 

The regional headquarters will be a hub for all ISWA members in MENA to discuss common environmental issues and concerns.

To make a local and global impact through the environmental services and waste management sector, be’ah, represented by ECE, has launched the first ISWA Regional Chapter for the Middle East and North Africa region. The Regional Chapter will serve as a hub for all ISWA members across the MENA region to discuss common environmental issues and concerns. 

It is a regional network of professionals working to engage with the public and raise awareness about sustainable, environmentally friendly and cost-effective waste management practices. 

The Regional Chapter will bring together ISWA National Members within a certain geographical area, that aims at promoting their waste management experience and builds bridges towards understanding the environmental issues in the region and the impact that these issues impose on future generations. 

Two of the three members from the MENA region are now working hand in hand to establish this one-of-its-kind association to drive the region’s waste management sector to a more advanced level. 

be’ah encourages member countries in the MENA region, Jordan and Lebanon to take part in this association, as it will provide features including formulations of sustainable waste management technologies.


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