Implementation of Solid Waste Management in Jordan
In recent years, however, waste management has become an increasing priority in politics - sustainable solutions are being sought. The Jordanian government adopted a national strategy for Jordanian waste management in 2015. The strategy is part of the vision 2025, which includes improving infrastructure as well as education and health.
To support the goals of the national management strategy, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH has launched a project on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to introduce a waste management system in Jordan. The aim of the project is to improve, further develop and implement the institutional and technical conditions already in place for the development of a sustainable circular economy in Jordan. The project follows a multi-level approach.
GIZ commissioned CDM Smith to provide consultancy services. Among other things, the project aims to
- Enhance capacities of public and private sector stakeholders with regards to cooperation in the circular economy;
- Improve technical and institutional capacities of municipal authorities to establish a sustainable circular economy and successful implementation of demonstration projects for circular economy;
- Integration of separate collection of recyclables into the waste management plan for Amman
- Provide technical advice and assistance with the consultation processes for revision of the National Solid Waste Management Strategy
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Putting an end to the uncontrolled waste disposal will benefit both humans and the environment in equal measure.