The Municipality of Benghazi announced recently that its recycling plant for end-of-life tires went into operation.

The Municipality says the plant will use end-of-life tires scattered and stockpiles throughout the municipality and recycle them to convert them from waste and end-of-life material into added value products that contribute to the national economy.

The process will also help preserve the environment and better management of solid waste. The project is implemented in coordinated with the Mediterranean Company, part of the Economic and Social Development Fund (ESDF).

The Municipality revealed that the second phase target of the project is the recycling of plastic waste which is expected to start in the coming months.

Article by Libya Herald.