Jeddah today is not the same walled city 60 years ago. Today, it is considered as one of the major cities in the region. it is well recognized by its commercial activities and open social structure. Huge spport and investment has been didicated to develop the city. but as the city developed, it requires new mothods and policies to be managed. Jeddah municipality is the official governmental authority responsible for managing the city. Today, Jeddah covered more than 5460 sqm. Total population was estimated to be more that 3.3 millions.
Jeddah municipality decide to shift to a new strategy to increase its effeciency and mitigate its dependance on the governmental funds. Jeddah Environment and Sustainabel Development Co.(JESDC) is establish by Jeddah municipality to facilitate the relationship with private sector and increase the effeciency of the environmental services provided by th emunicipality.
Since 2014, JESDC and Jeddah Municipality worked together to study, analyse and evaluate solid waste management process and many other environmental related projects in the city. our goal is clear " improve the quality of services and re-structure the environmental services to be more attractive to private sector investment "
Hassan H. Shawly