More than 35,000 plastic bottles, 10 tonnes of paper and 66 tonnes of waste were recycled by companies and schools in Dubai as part of the "Let's Reduce and Recycle" Campaign which was organised as part of Dubai Chamber Sustainability Week 2019.
During the closing ceremony of Dubai Chamber Sustainability Week 2019 at its premises, Dubai Chamber unveiled the results and impact of the week-long campaign which attracted the participation of more than 17,700 individuals, 41 companies and 10 schools, in addition to seven recycling partners who supported the effort.
Held from November 21-28 under the theme "World Without Waste", Dubai Chamber Sustainability Week 2019 featured a series of events joined by 400 delegates from the local business community, including a CEO dialogue and roundtable discussion on waste management, an exhibition displaying the latest waste management solutions and a workshop tackling the issue of food waste in the UAE.
The CEO dialogue event, organised in cooperation with the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, was joined by representatives from the UAE's government and business spheres who shared their recommendations for reducing, recovering and recycling waste to and preventing its disposal to landfills. Industry experts...