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  • EcoWASTE Exhibition has sourced this news from emirates247. UAE generates one of the region’s biggest amounts of electronics waste, with the average UAE resident generating 17.2 kilograms of e-waste annually. To meet the growing e-waste recycling demands of UAE and the region, the world’s smartest e-waste bin will be developed by 2020. The e-Bin is a smart and mobile electronic recycling waste bin, which aims to provide more efficient and improved services in e-waste recycling. With integrated touch-screen technology, the smart recycling e-Bin will be programmed to communicate relevant information with both the user and the recycling company.

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  • EcoWASTE Exhibition has sourced this news from Zawya. Emirates airline has introduced new blankets made from 100 per cent recycled plastic bottles. The soft and warm blankets are made using ecoTHREAD patented technology and are now available in Economy Class on all long-haul Emirates flights. Each Emirates ecoTHREAD blanket is made of 28 recycled plastic bottles. The bottles are recycled into plastic chips before being turned into yarn, creating a polar fleece material. The fine thread is then woven into soft blankets.

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  • Dubai to produce bio fuel from leftover food

    07-Feb-2017 by: Derek Baldwin

    EcoWASTE Exhibition has sourced this news from Trade Arabia. There’s money in that half-eaten peanut butter sandwich or leftover pizza now making its way into your kitchen dustbin, says Dubai Carbon. Wet organic waste such as leftover household food or restaurant waste can be converted using heat and spinning technology to create what are called biosolid fuels. And those environmentally friendly fuels can be sold for cash turning financially burdensome municipal garbage management into a new way of making money, not losing it, says Dubai Carbon, the government agency charged with slashing emissions across the emirate.

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  • EcoWASTE Exhibition has sourced this news from Trade Arabia. Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company Masdar said it plans to build a cutting-edge waste-to-energy plant in Sharjah, UAE, in partnership with Bee’ah, a leading environmental management company in the Middle East. Announcing this today at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2017, Masdar said diverting as much as 300,000 tonnes of solid waste from landfill each year, the project will help Sharjah reach its “zero waste-to-landfill” target by 2020.

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  • EcoWASTE Exhibition has sourced this news from Saudi Gazette. Bee’ah, a Sharjah-based integrated environment and waste management company, has been awarded a five-year contract by Dubai Refreshments, DRC. As Bee’ah’s first food and beverages, F&B, commercial contract, the recent win is affirmation of the company’s goal to expand its presence in the region by investing in various industries.

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  • EcoWASTE Exhibition has sourced this news from Saudi Gazette. The 10th edition of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) ended over the weekend, with strong growth in commercial activity surrounding the event and the number of hosted business meetings surging by more than 60 percent. Hosted by Masdar as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, WFES aims to promote the business case for industries involved in sustainable energy, water, and waste management. Organizers say the rapid acceleration in the renewable energy market across the MENA and South Asian market has had a clear impact on business at the event.

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  • EcoWASTE Exhibition has sourced this news from Gulf Business. Dubai is aiming to become the first city in the region to achieve zero food waste with the launch of a new UAE Food Bank. The initiative was launched by by UAE Prime Minister and Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum as part of the UAE’s Year of Giving initiative in 2017. A non-profit charitable organisation, the UAE Food Bank will distribute food to those in need while eliminating food waste. It will collaborate with local authorities and local and international charities to introduce an ecosystem to improve the efficiency of food storage, packaging and distribution, a statement said. The bank will partner with food producers such as hotels, restaurants and supermarkets and farms to store and package excess fresh food. It will then work with volunteers and partners to distribute the food within and outside the UAE. Read more  

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  • EcoWASTE Exhibition has sourced this news from DW. Lomé start-up Woelab upcycles old printers, computers and laptops into new products. They're also encouraging high-school students about how to get the most out of limited resources and promote a clean environment. Read more

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  • EcoWASTE Exhibition has sourced this news from Zawya. In line with its commitments towards sustainability, the award-winning world leader in advanced pump solutions, Grundfos, will embark on a drive for waste management and recycling its pumps. The drive aims to transform waste into reusable energy and high quality recyclable materials, and is aligned with the Middle East’s current hot topic of waste management and recycling. Read more

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