Generating Economic Development through Integrated Waste Management

Circular Economy: Transforming Burden to Bounty

As hinted in the definitions, ‘waste’ is a complex subject which necessarily making it difficult to classify. The multitude of variables acting upon it is illustrated in the Figure 1 below. It also highlights the underlying complexity of ‘management’ of waste, which an intensifying theme...

Smart and Sustainable Waste Management in Dubai

Rapid growth of industry, trade and urbanization, a result of a booming prosperous economy. Dubai a city like no other, has now challenged the consequences of its prosperity which are mainly cleanliness and safety. In an attempt to steer the city to a zero-waste scenario...

Sharjah’s Path to Resource Recovery: A Paradigm Shift in Waste Management

In 2006, waste diversion rates in Sharjah stood at a dismal 20%. HH Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, recognised that proper disposal and treatment of waste was pivotal to ensuring the sustainable growth of the...

Towards Smarter Waste Management with the Internet of Things

With strained budgets and growing populations, the world is facing a crisis that keeps growing: what to do with the increasing generation of waste? How can municipalities handle the amount of solid waste that is expected to double from the current 2 billion tonnes per year by...

Generating Revenue from Waste Management

The energy demand and waste generation have increased significantly in the developing world in the last few decades with rapid urbanization and population growth. The adequate treatment of the waste or sustainable waste management is essential not only from a sanitation point of view but also due to its economic and environmental...

Waste Management in Dubai Sustainable Tourism (DST)

As global warming and climate change remain key challenges that the world urgently needs to find solutions for, there is an urgent call-to-action for each nation to collectively alter current paths to reduce their catastrophic impact on the environment and increase the likelihood...

Current Status and Future Challenges in the Municipal Waste Management

The concept of waste management is relatively recent. Just a couple decades ago, individuals were responsible for discarding their waste. The discard was too primitive and uncontrolled whereby each one was dumping the waste carelessly into the environment without thinking...

Sustainable Municipal Waste Management Integrated municipal waste management for Aramco Refinery in Jazan Economic city

Sustainable Waste Management is crucial to Achieving Environmental Sustainability in Arab Cities, without Sustainable waste management Programs, we can’t build sustainable and livable cities. Sustainable Waste...

Generating Revenue And Economic Development From Waste Management

We live in a society producing huge amounts of all kind of wastes as a result of the different human activities. According to the World Bank, in 2012 world cities generated about 1.3 billion metric tons (MT) per year of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW). This volume is expected...
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