Tag: circular economy

    Bee’ah Tandeef launches UAE’s first used cooking oil recycling program for communities

    Bee’ah Tandeef has launched a used cooking oil recycling service to reduce the negative impact of typical disposal methods while contributing to a zero-waste future, WAM reports. In homes, used cooking oil is usually poured down the drain. It stresses plumbing systems, creates clogs, and ultimately leads to expensive, time-consuming maintenance work for municipalities and […]

    Five ESG investing trends we will see in 2022

    Today’s investors recognize the benefits of ESG investing (which means investing with environmental, social, and corporate governance considerations) and await reporting on these parameters accordingly. But what are the new sustainable investment trends to look out for in 2022? Let’s find the answer, thanks to Antonello Argenziano from Intertrust Group. *** In 2020, the demand […]

    ENOC signs MoU with Quantafuel and Dubal Holding for plastic-to-liquid plants

    ENOC Group, Quantafuel and Dubal Holding LLC have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to study the potential of establishing and operating Plastic-to-Liquid production plants turning plastic waste into valuable products and a step towards a circular economy, WAM reports. Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group CEO, ENOC said, “This agreement strongly supports the UAE’s strategic […]

    Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi launches new series of podcasts

    The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), in partnership with Borouge, has launched a podcast as part of a series of episodes titled “Naturally Educated”, WAM reports. The podcast focuses on important environmental topics, hosting an expert who will be sharing their knowledge and experience. It will be on the EAD’s Sustainable Campus Initiative (SCI) […]

    November 15 – World recycling day

    This week, we have another opportunity to recall what recycling is and why it is necessary to develop a culture of waste sorting. On November 15, the whole world celebrated the Day of Recycling. This holiday was launched in the United States in 1997. What is recycling, and why is it important? Recycling is the […]

    Dubai Supreme Council of Energy launches Circular Economy Committee
    23 Oct 2021

    The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has launched the Circular Economy Committee to bring public and private entities together to support the circular economy, WAM reports. The Committee will develop actionable initiatives to upscale current applications and introduce best international practices in circular economies. “The UAE attaches great importance to achieving sustainable and effective use […]

    Recycling is not enough! Sharing is the path to a circular economy

    How can we reduce the use of raw materials? To break out of the “iron cage of consumption”, says Mariel Moreno from The Ecologist, you need to use things to the last – whether it’s clothes, houses, cars, join a car club, share appliances with neighbors and return the washing machine! Shared consumption has demonstrated […]

    Circular economy best bet to tackle solid waste menace in Kenya

    When driving or walking in major towns in Kenya, there are places where pollution levels are extreme. In Nairobi’s large slums of Kibera, Mathare and Dandora, for example, residents dump their waste on the roadside, and it is solid waste that cannot go unnoticed. Huge piles of rubbish being burnt or dumped indiscriminately accumulate over […]

    Dubai to draft roadmap to world’s future through ‘Program for People and Planet’

    Expo 2020 Dubai is looking forward to bring together countries and communities to draft a roadmap for their future, by leveraging the participation of more than 200 countries and international organizations to enable participants and visitors to play a part in making a positive change, said Chief of Staff to the Director-General of Expo 2020 […]

    EAD to showcase initiatives for next 50 years during ADIHEX 2021

    The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) has announced on 22nd September that it will participate in the upcoming 18th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX). The Agency will once again be the main sponsor of this region’s largest event focused on the preservation of cultural heritage, which will be […]