RAWMEC is Lebanon’s largest recycling and waste management exhibition and conference.Read More
In Lebanon, responsibility for waste management is assigned to municipalities. However, lack of funds, weak technical know-how, absence of sufficient sanitary landfills and a weak tax system have caused most municipalities to pay only minimal attention to this issue, leading to a widespread environmental problem that will only worsen with time. As a result more than 700 illegal and unsafe dump sites have been registered trough out the country and some of the largest ones are becoming a major pro…Read More
The analysis of waste composition revealed that organic content is the highest fraction, making up 52% of municipal waste. Current common practice of SWM in Lebanon is landfilling. Most municipalities in Lebanon, however, are unable to manage MSW effectively and efficiently because of the lack of financial, technical and human resources. Government and other stakeholders were unsuccessful to implement an integrated SWM in Lebanon.
The current SWM system in Lebanon has many disadvantages such …Read More