About Arianna Barilaro

Arianna Barilaro is Partner in Ereifej and Associates Law Firm in Amman. She mainly assists Italian and European clients in managing and preventing risks for their businesses and activities in MENA region (Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, UAE and Saudi Arabia). She obtained, on December 2013, a Master degree in Economy and Institution of Arabic Countries with final dissertation about New Strategy for Renewable Energy in Jordan, at University LUISS. Her particular interest and expertise are in the areas of Energy, Environment, Investment and Finance.

Waste-to-Energy Outlook for Jordan

A “waste crisis” is looming in Jordan with more than 2 million tons of municipal waste and 18,000 tons of industrial wastes being generated each year at an annual growth rate of 3 percent. Alarmingly, less than 5 per cent of solid waste is currently recycled in Jordan. These statistics call for a national master plan in order to reduce, manage and control waste management in the country. The main points to be considered are decentralized waste management, recycling strategy and use of modern waste management technologies. Currently there is no specific legal framework or national strategy for solid waste … Continue reading