This report represents an update of the country report on the solid waste management in Egypt, issued by SWEEP-Net in July 2010. It contains the relevant information and data on the SWM situation in Egypt and the major developments and changes in the period 2010/2011. The recent advances in the political and socio-economic situation are discussed. The current situation of ISWM is analysed and the challenges and constraints are highlighted. The progress in the industrial and hazardous waste management and medical waste management are reviewed, in addition to the international financial and technical assistance programs. A needs assessment is proposed for capacity development until 2015. Moreover, the report includes ten selected relevant documents, and five case studies on good practices are presented.