After the successful completion of the Solid Waste Management Facility in Bar Elias, the operation of the Facility started in July 2018, funded by the Lebanese Government's budget under the supervision of the Office of the Minister of State for Administrative Reform- OMSAR.

The project amounting to EUR 4.7 million is designed to treat 150 ton/day. It consists of sorting, composting and landfilling units over a total site area of 67,000 m2.

The project beneficiaries amount to around 325,000 local residents and refugees in the communities of Bar Elias, El Marj and Qob Elias.