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Environment Development CO. Ltd.
In the spirit to promote and proliferate environment preservation as well as proper waste management practices, Environment Development Company (EDCO) contributed its support to the 5th Waste Management & Recycling Summit held last week in Le Meridien Hotel Jeddah on 11th and 12th October EDCO acted as both Sponsor and Networking Partner of Nispana Platform in organizing and carrying out the event This year workshop focused on moving Saudi Arabia to have more sustainable and waste-free future. The workshop sessions discussed several vital topics such as the waste segregation, collection from individual or community bins and its transportation and disposal The speakers also discussed the challenges that many are facing when it comes to managing, treating, transporting and recycling high waste generation growth with the need for reduction in the ecological footprint. The concerns with pathological, infectious, radioactive and pharmaceutical wastes and the need for proper treatment before disposal were one of the topics that were tackled in the workshop. This workshop also serves as brainstorming arena on the issue of regulations, modeling and structure involved in waste management, handling and transportation including labeling, packaging and safe disposal of hazardous waste after treatment. As well as the harmful effects of untreated chemical wastes on the environment and living beings exposed to them