Al Riyadh, 26 April 2021: Saudi Arabia’s Shoura Council has approved a new Waste Management Law.
It includes jail terms and/or fines up to 30 million Riyals for anyone who stores, burns, treats, or disposes off any waste which represent in any way or form a risk to the public health or damages the environment.
The aim of the law is to regulate the activity of collecting, transporting, sorting, storing, importing, exporting, treating and safely disposing of waste including the necessary care for sites.
Under the law, it is also forbidden to dump waste of any type or bury, burn or throw it outside the designated areas.
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