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  • EcoWASTE Exhibition has sourced this news from Waste & Recycling Middle East. Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman seeks to boost its current food waste management scheme through the installation of a new WasteStation machine, the hotel announced. Developed and distributed by a UK-based company, the machine is touted as an innovative food waste macerator and dewatering unit. In addition to the hotel’s existing compost machine which converts its food waste into fertilisers, the newly-installed machine will further simplify the process and cut down the labour, according to Ramada.

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  • EcoWASTE Exhibition has sourced this news from The National. ABU DHABI // Eight recycling plants in the capital are focusing on recycling more than 60 per cent of waste by 2020 and 75 per cent by 2021. Tadweer, the emirate’s centre of waste management, believes in a "circular economy", which promotes resource recovery and includes activities such as waste diversion, reclamation, recycling and remanufacturing. At present, Tadweer recycles more than 30 per cent of 797,466 tonnes of waste generated every month.

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  • EcoWASTE Exhibition has sourced this news from Khaleej Times. Three students of Pristine Private School in Dubai are working on an app to reduce food waste in the UAE.  The FoodAge App is the winning project of the first edition of Taqaddam UAE School Level Competition, launched last March across 12 schools with 240 participating students in UAE.   HSBC Bank Middle East Limited and the British Council launched the 7-week programme in 60 other schools across the region, reaching 1,200 students, to help equip young people with soft skills and support the development of life skills in 15-16 year olds.  Now both organizations are supporting the UAE winning students to bring their app to reality, where HSBC is offering logistical and digital support by providing access to Synechron innovation labs and helping students network.  

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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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