Landfilling and Processing Services for Southern Zone in Cairo

Project Location

15th  May city Cairo, Egypt

Project Capacity

112,000 ton / year from Katamia compost 

Project Duration

2004 - 2014


Operation, maintenance, marketing and establish landfills

Project Description

Ecaru awarded a contract for Cairo Southern zone processing & landfilling services through a public tender.


The project objective is receiving 2000 up to 3000 ton/day of Municipal, Debris and industerial ( non hazardous ) solid waste are collected to conduct the following process:

Sorting, Composting,  Refining,  Landfilling, Recycling.


The client handed over sorting & composting plants to contractor (Ecaru) As well as an area of 100 feddan to create a landfill, where ECARU operated the plants by 1500 tons / day and start to create the first cells of landfill and landfill rejects in the temporary landfills and the project is now working successfully and the labor number is  285 persons .

  •       Activities related to project:

-       EIA study and reports.

-       Geotechnical investigations.

-        Site survey.

-       Preparation of preliminary and final design report for the landfill and infrastructure (i.e. administration buildings, workshop, weighing scale, roads,…etc) and also the design details for the landfill cell, lining system, leachate collection and

-       removal system, evaporation ponds, landscape, site security. Also recycling and sorting facility, composting plant, internal roads.

-        Developed the specification, quality control, quality assurance, construction method statements and carried out all civil and construction works.