Review: Egypt Waste and Recycling Expo 2015

Last week I visited Egypt Waste & Recycling Expo, it was organised by the Egyptian ministry of environment and other public entities, and it was held for three consecutive days. It was interesting to see how the government presented the whole recycling scene, especially that people here roll their eyes whenever the word recycling and Egypt are said in the same sentence. Of course, it is not a common practice here, but we do have a lot of recycling industries. I was told over and over whenever the conversation arises that we don’t recycle in Egypt, but always argued, simply because there is a lot of cash in trash, and trash is something we have in abundance! A treasure, really.

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Product Design In Egypt

Being a product designer is really awesome, being a product designer in Egypt is even better! Let me tell you why.

But first a quick disclaimer: this is not advice by any means, if you want to start your design career somewhere else it would be an incredible opportunity, this is my thoughts for designers who want to start in Egypt, but staying here just makes them want to blow their brains out.

Now that this is out of the way, why is being a product designer in Egypt a blessing in disguise?

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