#Recycling

Averda Fairmont UCO

Averda, Fairmont The Palm alliance reduces 17,100kg of carbon emissions

Fairmont The Palm Dubai and Averda have collected 5,700 litres of used cooking oil since November last year, leading to the reduction in carbon emissions

Dubai Municipality awards major service contract to Imdaad

Imdaad will provide waste management, recycling and infrastructure cleaning services across Dubai, as part of the three-year contract

UAE’s EGA plans to build first aluminium recycling facility

Feasibility studies for the project are underway

Dulsco

Dulsco opens new material recovery facility in Dubai

Located at Ras Al Khor, the new recycling processing plant has a capacity of 80,000 tonnes per year

Mobily and Ericsson sign agreement to recycle old electronic devices in Saudi Arabia

The partnership is in line with Mobily’s efforts to reduce its emissions through using environmentally responsible methods for recycling old devices

Dubai-based DGrade recycles PET bottles into high-quality sustainable clothing

Its Greenspun technology uses a process whereby plastic bottles are washed, shredded, melted into fibre and then spun into its trademarked Greenspun yarn

Tadweer Abu Dhabi

Tadweer recycled 1.9 million tons of construction waste in Abu Dhabi last year

The Abu Dhabi Executive Council has mandated that at least 40 per cent of recycled materials be used in road and construction projects across the emirate

Dubai’s Sustainable City partners with Efate on e-waste recycling

The Emirati recycling firm to set up e-waste collection point in the community

Growing environmental concerns of increasing electronic waste

The increased use of electronic devices has led to an incredible amount of e-waste that merits urgent attention