Bee’ah, a UAE-based sustainability and environmental services pioneer, has been appointed as the waste management partner for Egypt’s new Administrative Capital
Being developed by the Administrative Capital for Urban Development, it is one of the largest urban development projects in the world, said the statement from the UAE group.
As per the deal, Bee’ah will provide its innovative solutions to the 71,400-hectare new capital that will house an anticipated population of 6.5 million and 21 residential areas.
To achieve an 80 per cent waste diversion rate in the city, the Emirati firm had devised an integrated approach to environmental management for the new capital by bringing the best of sustainable practices in waste management and technologies to enable a circular economy for Egypt and reduce the dependency on landfills.
As a natural extension of Cairo, located 45 km east of the capital, the new city will house government departments, ministries and foreign embassies, and is expected to strengthen and diversify the country’s economic potential.