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THE COUNTRY & THE ENVIRONMENT - WASTE MANAGEMENT

Tadweer, Bee’ah enter five-year partnership to bring innovative waste management solutions to UAE capital

Posted on 28/12/2016

Tadweer, the Centre of Waste Management, Abu Dhabi, and Bee'ah, a leading and award-winning environmental management company in the Middle East, entered a five-year partnership to integrate and develop innovative waste management solutions, and also enhance environmental sustainability for the city of Abu Dhabi. . The partnership will see the collaboration of specialists from Tadweer and Bee'ah, creating a road map for innovations and waste management solutions on the eastern side of Abu Dhabi ...  >>MORE

Dubai Municipality to set up largest plant in Middle East to convert solid waste into energy at cost AED2 billion

Posted on 21/06/2016

Dubai Municipality has announced that it will establish at the end of June the largest plant in the Middle East to convert solid waste into energy at a cost of AED2 billion in Warsan district 2, to achieve the vision of the civic body to make Dubai the most urban, sustainable and smart city by the year 2021. The move also comes in line with the national agenda to reduce the landfill by 75 percent by 2021, in addition to protecting the environment from methane gas emitted by the landfill. Eng. ...  >>MORE

Bee’ah received 2.3m tonnes of recyclable waste in 2015

Posted on 03/04/2016

The Bee'ah Waste Management Centre received 2.3 million tonnes of recyclable waste in 2015, an official said on Saturday. Located in Al Sajaa, the centre is deemed the world's largest waste management facility in terms of area, operational capacity and in-house facilities in which it has different types of facilities that have various functions like garbage dumping and material recovery, the official added. The material recovery facilities receive different types of waste such as household ...  >>MORE

Bee’ah takes home waste management contract for Dubai’s World Trade Centre

Posted on 17/02/2016

Bee'ah, the Middle East's leading award-winning fully integrated environment and waste management company, will be the sole provider of integrated recycling and waste management logistics for Dubai's renowned World Trade Centre, in line with the company's plans to provide unmatched environmental services to the emirates. The newly introduced scheme will see Bee'ah applying top-notch dynamic waste management operations to one of the world's most famous business and exhibition centres, ...  >>MORE

Bee'ah set to tackle environmental challenges at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Posted on 13/01/2016

Bee'ah, an integrated environmental and waste management company, is gearing up to exhibit at the World Future Energy Summit, WFES, hosted by Masdar in Abu Dhabi from the 18th till the 21st of January, as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. During the event, Bee'ah will showcase a host of new projects including pioneering environmental and waste management technologies, which will reflect the efforts undertaken by the company to implement the highest standards in sustainability and green ...  >>MORE

Bee’ah teams up with Dubai Airports to install Reverse Vending Machines

Posted on 01/12/2015

Bee'ah, an integrated environmental and waste management company, has signed an agreement with Dubai Airports to install Reverse Vending Machines (RVM) at Dubai International airports. The machines scan and identify bottles and aluminium cans, then compact them for recycling after rewarding their feeders. Rewards are added as credit to Bee'ah's Loyalty Card, which entitles the holder to a wide-range of promotions and exclusive offers from participating retailers. The first wave of machines was ...  >>MORE

Sharjah, the first city in the Middle East to launch Smart Wi-Fi Bins

Posted on 25/11/2015

Bee'ah, the Middle East's award-winning and leading integrated environmental and waste management company, is introducing innovative solar-powered bins across Sharjah that will act as hotspots, in line with the UAE's Innovation Week, which seeks to promote and encourage the finest ideas on innovation from government and private sectors, as well as the public. Designed and built by BigBelly, a leading provider of bin solutions in the US, the units are being rolled out starting in Sharjah, ...  >>MORE

Tadweer unveils waste management plan for Abu Dhabi

Posted on 20/11/2015

The Abu Dhabi Centre of Waste Management, Tadweer, has unveiled the Abu Dhabi Waste Management Master Plan 2040 which addresses the UAE's waste reduction target of 85 percent by 2021 According to a report published by the Gulf News daily yesterday, the proposed master plan was part of a brainstorming workshop attended by Tadweer's strategic partners in environment and waste management, who are expected to contribute directly to the implementation of this project. The plan has been put together ...  >>MORE

EAD issues waste management policies and guide

Posted on 09/11/2015

The Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi, EAD, in collaboration with Tadweer, the Centre of Waste Management, has issued a set of policies and guidelines with the aim of reinforcing sustainable waste management in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The new policies include waste planning policy, waste classification policy, waste permitting and enforcement policy, waste collection, separation, transportation and tracking policy, waste re-use, re-cycling and treatment policies, in addition to a technical guide ...  >>MORE

Sharjah shows the way in caring for the environment

Posted on 16/09/2015

The Emirate of Sharjah is leading the region with projects that will build the foundations for a greener and sustainable future and develop Sharjah into the Environmental Capital of the Middle East. As part of the emirate's strong commitment and concern for the environment, authorities are proactively encouraging and instilling responsible environment practices and a culture of respect for the environment among its residents and citizens, said Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of ...  >>MORE

Bee’ah introduces revolutionary fleet of smart eco-vehicles

Posted on 15/09/2015

Bee'ah, the Sharjah Environment Co, has launched its Tandeef Smart Eco-fleet, a revolutionary expansion for vehicular green technology and state-of-the-art functions. The Smart Eco-fleet is a selection of technologically advanced environmental vehicles added to the fleet of Tandeef, Bee'ah's waste collection division, improving the environmental impact of its operations with lower-emissions and better efficiency. The latest announcement is seen as a significant and vital step towards fully ...  >>MORE

Ministry completes first phase of waste-to-energy scheme

Posted on 11/04/2015

The Ministry of Environment and Water has completed the first phase of its project to generate energy from solid waste, a senior ministry official said today. The ministry's Assistant Under Secretary for Environment Affairs, Abdul Rahim Al Hammad, noted, "The Ministry has already finalized a draft document for technical standards, which identifies foundations, requirements and responsibilities of all parties involved." He further added that the document was agreed to following a series of ...  >>MORE

Over 100 waste collection trucks in UAE to run on biofuel by 2015 end

Posted on 13/02/2015

Municipal solid waste is being converted into fuel for vehicles in the UAE, thereby considerably minimising carbon emission from fossil fuels and the negative environmental impact of waste. A prominent waste management company in the capital has started using biofuel in six trucks and its entire fleet of 100 trucks will run on biofuel by the end of this year. Biofuel is a natural alternative for fossil fuels and is made from waste generated by living objects. It is produced using ethanol from ...  >>MORE

ECOWaste 2015 kicks off in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 20/01/2015

The 2nd edition of ECOWaste, a key platform dedicated to showcasing next generation waste management and recycling solutions, kicked off yesterday at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre as part of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW). The four-day event offers an ideal platform for networking, sharing knowledge and best practices and launching new projects and technologies in integrated waste management sector. It has drawn nearly 50 local and international companies along with 2,000 ...  >>MORE

Sharjah Ruler directs construction of waste-to-energy plant

Posted on 13/11/2014

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, on Wednesday gave directives for constructing a plant to recover energy from waste in the emirate fo Sharjah. H.H. Sheikh Sultan gave the directives as he toured Al-Saj'ah, the location of the Bee'ah Waste Management Centre, one of the largest waste management plants in the world. He also gave directve to build a headquarters for Bee'ah in the same area. While there, H.H. Sheikh Sultan toured the ...  >>MORE

An underground city of pipes in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 28/09/2014

Deep below the ground you walk on in the Capital is a city of pipes — a complex network encompassing thousands of kilometres; the lifeline of sewage disposal in the emirate. "There are the electric wires; water and gas pipes; and the last is us, 100 metres below ground,” said Alan Thomson, managing director of Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company (ADSSC). This network of 7,000km of sewer pipes collects everything that is flushed down the drain and transports it to treatment plants. ...  >>MORE

DM to distribute new bins to collect e-waste

Posted on 26/09/2014

Based on the directives of Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality, the Waste Management Department plans to launch a new service providing specific bins for electronic waste in line with the best international practices in collecting electronic waste. Salah Amiri, Assistant Director-General of Dubai Municipality for environment and public health services sector pointed out that most electronic equipment contains lead and many chemical components that pollute soil and ...  >>MORE

Environmental research projects given go-ahead

Posted on 22/07/2014

Innovations in recycling, waste management and water purification are to be given the go-ahead this autumn at Sharjah's Gulf Ecosystem Research Centre. Founded in 2012, the centre was created through a collaboration between Bee'ah, a waste management company, and the American University of Sharjah (AUS), with the company granting Dh30 million over five years to support scientific research that could bring immediate improvements in the way waste is managed as well as other environmental ...  >>MORE

DM starts door-to-door waste recycling drive

Posted on 24/04/2014

Waste headed to landfills in Dubai is set to reduce. Dubai Municipality's (DM) waste management department has announced the expansion of its door-to-door project ‘My City… My Environment', a drive that will ensure more areas in Dubai segregate waste at source, recycle it and thus reduce waste sent to landfills. DM has chosen Dulsco, Averda and Trashco as its strategic partners for the project. Abdul Majeed Saifaie, Director of waste management department, said that the programme will see ...  >>MORE

Plastic waste turns a death trap for animals in UAE

Posted on 16/04/2014

Deaths of wild animals caused by their by ingesting discarded waste, especially plastics, is increasing in the UAE's deserts as the discarded rubbish is reaching epidemic proportions, underlining the need for more deterrent measures, according to prominent UAE-based scientist, Dr. Ulli Wernery. "You have plastic in your stomach, it disintegrates slowly and releases a lot of different poisons and then it damages and destroys mainly the intestines and the liver," Dr. Wernery, who is the ...  >>MORE

CWM-Abu Dhabi joins hands with Masdar to launch EcoWASTE 2014

Posted on 29/12/2013

Hosted by Masdar and held in partnership with the Centre of Waste Management - Abu Dhabi (CWM), the Emirate's first international waste management exhibition, entitled "EcoWASTE 2014", will run from 20th-22nd January during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). Organised by Reed Exhibitions Middle East, EcoWASTE 2014 will bring together leading local and international providers, buyers and industry professionals from the sustainable waste management ...  >>MORE

UAE devises green strategy to unify existing policies

Posted on 18/12/2013

A road map for a cleaner and greener UAE is ready and will be presented to the Cabinet next week. The National Green Growth Strategy aims to unify the seven emirates' environment policies and develop initiatives in seven key sectors across the country. "This week we had our last committee meeting,” said Dr Rashid bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water. "This week or the next, we will present it to the Cabinet. "Last year we had a national dialogue with all sectors on ways to transform ...  >>MORE

DM monitors private sewage treatment plants

Posted on 22/11/2013

Dubai Municipality has intensified its efforts in environmental monitoring of sewage treatment plants operated by private companies. The move is aimed at preserving the quality of the environment in the emirate of Dubai to ensure the health and safety of society as determined by Dr. Abdul Salam Mohammed Saleh, Head of the Environmental Monitoring Section of Dubai Municipality. Dr. Abdul Salam said, "The civic body has taken notice of some complaints from the public regarding the odour ...  >>MORE

ADSSC receives Hall of Fame award in USA

Posted on 08/11/2013

Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company, ADSSC has become the first government institution in Abu Dhabi Emirates to receive Hall of Fame Award for Executing Strategies in Utility and Energy Category at Palladium's Annual Global Submit in Boston, USA. The award witnessed 15 pioneer organisations from USA, Middle East, Asia, Europe and Africa that achieved dramatic performance outcomes through outstanding strategy execution. Abdulla Ali Musleh Al Ahbabi, ADSSC Chairman on the occasion said," This ...  >>MORE

New drive to promote recycling in Sharjah

Posted on 18/10/2013

Beeah, the environmental and waste management company has launched a month-long residential engagement campaign called "Recycle for a Greener Sharjah” to educate the residents of Sharjah about effective waste management, recycling and the negative effects of improper waste disposal. With last year's awareness campaign results showing a rise in residential recycling levels from 40 per cent to over 52 per cent, the campaign, which started on September 20, hopes to make a positive impact on ...  >>MORE

First laboratory in UAE to process plastic bags for biodegradability

Posted on 16/09/2013

Ajman has completed preparations for the first advanced laboratory in the UAE that measures the decomposability level of the plastic bags and converts them into biodegradable plastic bags. Plans for inaugurating the new laboratory were made following the Ajman local order number 3 for the year 2010 to ban the use of non-biodegradable plastic bags. Prior to inaugurating the laboratory, the specialist from the food and environment laboratory of Ajman Municipality paid a visit to a specialised ...  >>MORE

Centre of Waste Management - Abu Dhabi and Masdar announce EcoWASTE2014

Posted on 10/09/2013

The Centre of Waste Management - Abu Dhabi and Masdar have launched a new international exhibition dedicated to waste management and recycling, to be held during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week next January. EcoWASTE, hosted by Masdar, Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company, together with the Centre of Waste Management - Abu Dhabi (CWM), and organised by Reed Exhibitions, will address the region's waste disposal challenges to further promote sustainable development and environmental conservation. ...  >>MORE

Bee'ah teams up with SAP to achieve zero-waste target

Posted on 10/09/2013

To achieve its ambitious target of zero-waste to landfill by 2015 in Sharjah, and its plans to expand operations across the Middle East, Bee'ah, environment and waste management company, has become one of the first government entities in the Middle East to adopt mobile-enabled solutions by joining forces with the world's leading business software company, SAP. "Bee'ah is proud to be leading the way for waste management in the region, and we are always looking for new ways to improve our ...  >>MORE

CWM-Abu Dhabi launches 12-part cartoon series to develop waste management culture

Posted on 25/08/2013

The Centre of Waste Management Abu Dhabi (CWM) has launched a campaign titled 'Khadrah and Soudah', as part of its endeavours to develop a waste management culture in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. The initiative comes as part of the centre's on-going awareness programs to educate the residents of Abu Dhabi on the importance of reducing waste production and promoting its reuse and recycle. The campaign includes a 12-part cartoon series titled 'Khadrah and Soudah' (Arabic for green and black) that ...  >>MORE

From Waste to Energy: Landfill site generates electricity - first in the region

Posted on 01/08/2013

Dubai Municipality's largest waste collection site in Al Ghusais started producing electricity on Monday night, becoming the first landfill in the region to run its entire operation with electricity generated from landfill gas. This is the first time in the Middle East that landfill gas has been converted to generate electricity through the flaring of methane, which is also in line with Dubai Municipality's vision to generate 20MW of power from landfill gas by 2020. The Municipality's ...  >>MORE

Converting landfills into green zones

Posted on 28/05/2013

Dubai Municipality's Waste Management Department held an environmental campaign under the theme of ‘Plant for the Planet'. Spearheaded by hazardous waste treatment plant officials at their site in Jebel Ali, the objective is to convert a landfill into a green zone. Green Hope UAE, a youth environmental group, comprising students from various schools in the UAE are working with the municipality's Waste Management Department on this initiative. Green Hope's primary objective is to involve ...  >>MORE

Waste bins monitored by radio-frequency identification in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 27/05/2013

Residents calling up to complain about non-collection of waste from their neighbourhood will receive a quick solution as Abu Dhabi is introducing advanced radio-frequency identification (RFID) remote sensor systems to monitor waste containers in the streets from January next year. Each waste container will have an electronic chip with its geographic and technical details, which can be read by a device in waste collection trucks [through RFID technology] when they come to collect waste, ...  >>MORE

UAE University’s innovative recycling bin scoops prizes in Japan

Posted on 05/05/2013

An innovative recycling bin at UAE University (UAEU) that smiles at users has helped to collect more bottles than a normal recycling bin — and has also shown that recycling can be fun. The bin makes the sound of clinking coins once a polythene terephthalate (PET) bottle is placed in it and a smiley face appears on an LCD screen above it, said Dr Jose Berengueres, assistant professor at the College of Information Technology and head of the project team. The smiling bin, placed in the IT ...  >>MORE

Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort and Spa introduces food waste recycling unit

Posted on 11/04/2013

The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort and Spa has taken a giant step towards sustainability by recycling food waste into natural compost that can be added to the soil. The hotel has installed a machine called the Waste Food Eater that can devour up to 600 kilograms of waste food at one go. Sebastien Weyer, Director of Engineering, said the hotel recycles between 150 and 200kg of food generated by six restaurants daily, including the staff canteen that caters up to 250 people. "Our staff is ...  >>MORE

TAQA, CWM to develop Dalma Island waste-to-energy

Posted on 03/04/2013

TAQA, the global energy company based in Abu Dhabi, and The Centre for Waste Management - Abu Dhabi (CWM) have extended their partnership by signing a Collaboration Agreement to study and develop a waste-to-energy demonstration facility at Abu Dhabi's Dalma Island. TAQA and CWM will together develop a waste-to-energy facility that produces 1 to 2 megawatt of alternative energy. This will be enough to supply power to more than 200 households as well as providing a more efficient waste ...  >>MORE

Minister of Environment issues resolution on hazardous waste transport

Posted on 05/03/2013

Dr. Rashid Ahmed bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water has issued a resolution regulating the passage and export of hazardous waste shipments across the UAE border. Federal Law No. 24 in 1999 on "the protection of the environment and development", defined hazardous waste as waste resulting from various activities and processes or its ashes containing various properties of hazardous materials such as batteries, used oils and medical waste coming from hospitals and clinics along with ink ...  >>MORE

80 per cent of the deep tunnel works for the Strategic Green tunnel enhancement programme completed

Posted on 05/02/2013

Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company (ADSSC) announced yesterday the completion of 80 per cent of the deep tunnel works for the Strategic Tunnel enhancement Programme "STEP". A total of 33km has been completed out of 41km by the end of January 2013, and is expected to finish by the final quarter of 2015. The project achieved a huge milestone with the 5th breakthrough in December 18th, 2012 with the completion of tunnelling between work shaft 9 and work shaft 8 at Al Wathba area in Abu Dhabi. ...  >>MORE

Towards zero waste

Posted on 05/02/2013

As Sharjah continues to strive towards becoming a greener emirate, its vision of reaching a ‘green city' status by 2015 looks set to become reality with its Al Sajja Landfill. The plant is fast becoming the UAE's state-of-the-art Waste Management Centre (WMC) and its advanced facilities are capable of reaching zero waste to landfill in the very near future. Spread over 3.75 square kilometres — about the size of 525 football pitches — Sharjah's WMC facilities operate on high international ...  >>MORE

Dubai Municipality launches region's first landfill gas recovery system at Al Qusais

Posted on 15/01/2013

Eng. Hussain Nassir Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality has affirmed that the Dubai Municipality has underlined its commitment to sustainable development in collaboration with the private sector for the benefit of public in line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. This came during the commissioning of the region's largest landfill gas recovery system at its Al Qusais Landfill site, ...  >>MORE

Masdar to set up green recycling facility in Capital

Posted on 14/01/2013

A new recycling facility will be set up by Abu Dhabi's Centre of Waste Management, with environmental benefits expected across the board. The Materials Recovery Facility, set up by UAE renewable energy company Masdar, will collect recyclable waste from the city and its neighbouring areas. The Centre of Waste Management (CWM) says the facility will be the most energy efficient recycling plant in the UAE, while it says the centre will significantly lower carbon dioxide emissions and the fuel ...  >>MORE

Biodegradable bags to become compulsory across the UAE

Posted on 18/12/2012

Biodegradable plastic carrier bags will become compulsory in all supermarkets in the new year, despite concerns by some experts that they might not be as environmentally friendly as first thought. Many supermarkets have already switched to oxo-biodegradable bags, which break down much faster than normal plastic ones. The Ministry of Environment and Water has said it will ban the supply and use of non-biodegradable plastic bags from January 1. The new rules were brought in after it was found ...  >>MORE

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Tadweer, Bee’ah enter five-year partnership to bring innovative waste management solutions to UAE capital


Dubai Municipality to set up largest plant in Middle East to convert solid waste into energy at cost AED2 billion


Bee’ah received 2.3m tonnes of recyclable waste in 2015


Bee’ah takes home waste management contract for Dubai’s World Trade Centre


Bee'ah set to tackle environmental challenges at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week


Bee’ah teams up with Dubai Airports to install Reverse Vending Machines


Sharjah, the first city in the Middle East to launch Smart Wi-Fi Bins


Tadweer unveils waste management plan for Abu Dhabi


EAD issues waste management policies and guide


Sharjah shows the way in caring for the environment


Bee’ah introduces revolutionary fleet of smart eco-vehicles


Ministry completes first phase of waste-to-energy scheme


Over 100 waste collection trucks in UAE to run on biofuel by 2015 end


ECOWaste 2015 kicks off in Abu Dhabi


Sharjah Ruler directs construction of waste-to-energy plant


An underground city of pipes in Abu Dhabi


DM to distribute new bins to collect e-waste


Environmental research projects given go-ahead


DM starts door-to-door waste recycling drive


Plastic waste turns a death trap for animals in UAE


CWM-Abu Dhabi joins hands with Masdar to launch EcoWASTE 2014


UAE devises green strategy to unify existing policies


DM monitors private sewage treatment plants


ADSSC receives Hall of Fame award in USA


New drive to promote recycling in Sharjah


First laboratory in UAE to process plastic bags for biodegradability


Centre of Waste Management - Abu Dhabi and Masdar announce EcoWASTE2014


Bee'ah teams up with SAP to achieve zero-waste target


CWM-Abu Dhabi launches 12-part cartoon series to develop waste management culture


From Waste to Energy: Landfill site generates electricity - first in the region


Converting landfills into green zones


Waste bins monitored by radio-frequency identification in Abu Dhabi


UAE University’s innovative recycling bin scoops prizes in Japan


Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort and Spa introduces food waste recycling unit


TAQA, CWM to develop Dalma Island waste-to-energy


Minister of Environment issues resolution on hazardous waste transport


80 per cent of the deep tunnel works for the Strategic Green tunnel enhancement programme completed


Towards zero waste


Dubai Municipality launches region's first landfill gas recovery system at Al Qusais


Masdar to set up green recycling facility in Capital


Biodegradable bags to become compulsory across the UAE