Joint Service Council




The Joint Service Council for Solid Waste Management in the Governorate of Ramallah and Al Bireh is a non profitable institution established in 2007. The council operates under the supervision and approval of the Palestinian Ministry of Local Government. Its General Assembly consists of representatives of all Local Governmental Units and Joint Service Councils existing in Ramallah and Al-Bireh Governorate and it works in the geographic jurisdiction of the same Governorate.

The council aims at improving the environmental level and the quality of the services provided to the citizens in the solid waste management sector by implementing a number of activities that includes, but are not limited, to the following: constructing, operating and managing a sanitary landfill that follows the environmental regulations adopted in Palestine for final disposal of non-hazardous wastes, recycling of the recyclables, establishing a number of transfer stations that aims at increasing the efficiency of collection and transportation of collected waste from its generation source to the landfill, assessing all the existing dump sites in the governorate in order to define a mechanism to close most of these random sites and to rehabilitate the remaining ones to operate as interim sites until the landfill is fully operational, and providing consultancy services and technical support to its members in solid waste management in general and in dealing with special wastes in specific. In addition to the technical work the Joint Service Council works on, the council plans and executes a number of educational programs to increase the general public awareness in solid waste management issues, in addition to the execution of cleaning campaigns in coordination with the Joint Service Councils and Local Governmental Units.



About JSC
Eng. Husain Abuoun
Eng. Husain Abuoun, MscExecutive ManagerHusain Abuoun is the Executive Director of the Joint Service Council for Solid waste Management in ...
Said Al Hudairi
Eng. Said Al HudairiTechnical ManagerTel: +970-2-2957977Fax: +970-2-2955814Mobile: +970-599-675877Email:
Arwa Nasser
Arwa Nasser, MBAFinancial ManagerMs. Nassar joined Joint Service Council team on Oct 2010, earlier she was working in several institutions ...