x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 26 July 2017

Abu Dhabi recycling programme to be extended

The Centre of Waste Management-Abu Dhabi is planning to expand its recycling programme in the emirate.

ABU DHABI // The Centre of Waste Management-Abu Dhabi is planning to expand its recycling programme in the emirate.

According to Wam, the state news agency, the waste separation programme extension is set to include over 15,000 more homes and distribute an extra 8,000 recycling green bins.

The centre intends to conduct the program over two phases, with the first phase - which is bringing in 4,100 homes in Al Khatem, East Wathba, Bani Yas-Al Shamkha and Al Shahama - already underway.

The second phase will include 828 residential complexes and 11,000 homes in Mohammed bin Zayed, New and Old Bani Yas, Al Shawamekh, Al Mozaz, Al Wathba, Al Askira, Old West Wathba, Al Awamer, Al Kabrat, Al Rahba, and Old and New Shahama, Al Bahia Al Jadeeda, Al Shellalah, Ajban, Al Sade, and Al Adalah.

"We value the cooperation and responsiveness of Abu Dhabi's citizens and residents in driving the issue of waste management in the emirate,” said Dr Salem Al Kaabi, Deputy General Manager at the centre.

“We invite everyone to communicate with the Centre of Waste Management to report any irregularities that they might observe and assure them of our immediate action to address the situation."

Attempting to raise public recycling awareness, they are also conducting door-to-door visits and distributing brochures.

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