Maryam Al Mansoori CEO at Rebound- talks about the circular economy and platform models

Insights: Empowering the circular economy

We explore the business models powering the circular economy

Sheikh Hamdan inaugurates phase 1 of waste-to-energy Centre in Warsan Image Dubai Media Office

Sheikh Hamdan launches first phase of world’s largest waste-to-energy project

The facility can process two million tonnes of waste per year without any adverse environmental impact

Ecity - Cartlow sign agreement Image credit Cartlow

Cartlow, E-City launch sustainable device subscription programme

The initiative provides customers with affordable and convenient options to prolong the life cycle of their devices and reduce electronic waste

Beeah ISWA Roland Berger standard for recycling image ISWA Roland Berger

COP28: BEEAH, ISWA, Roland Berger to develop first certified global standard for recycling credits

Using blockchain technology, the new standard will authenticate and incentivise recycling activity globally, helping companies receive recycling credits and achieve sustainability targets


Waste to value: A worthwhile opportunity for business

To reach sustainability targets of net zero, global supply chains would require critical restructuring in how we make things, from cement production to packaging

KEZAD Group Renov8 Polymer Industries sign agreement

KEZAD Group’s Polymers Park to host Dhs552m advanced recycling facility

Renov8 Polymer Industries has signed an agreement with the KEZAD Group to set up a facility for the recycling of mixed plastic waste at the park


Abu Dhabi’s Tadweer processes more than 1,860,000 tonnes of waste in H1 2022

Tadweer successfully diverted 34 per cent of all waste in Abu Dhabi from landfills as well as 50 per cent of waste resulting from demolition and construction operations

DUBAL Holding, Quantafuel, BASF sign FEED agreement for plastic recycling in Dubai

DUBAL Holding, Quantafuel, BASF sign FEED agreement for plastic recycling in Dubai

The project will be a significant step towards a circular economy converting low-quality, non-recyclable plastics into valuable products

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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 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