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Waste Management in Dubai

Waste Management in Dubai

Dubai is one of the Emirates that comprise the United Arab Emirates. It has witnessed significant economic growth in the last twenty years primarily due to its development as a business center in the Middle East region. Government policies aimed at development of a diversified economy have transformed Dubai city into a fast growing urban region in the Middle East with a large multinational population.
BIOGAS: Green Energy via Waste Utilization

Green Energy via Waste Utilization

Search of technologies for processing of huge quantity of municipal and other vital products waste become simminent all around the world now. The embedding of biogas power-plants is the best solution for bio waste utilization.
Electronics Recycling (e-Waste Recycling)

Electronics Recycling
(e-Waste Recycling)

What to do when our discarded computers, office electronic equipment, entertainment device electronics, mobile phones, television sets, LCD screen and refrigerators when they do not work anymore? We throw them away! But where?
Beautiful, Safe Beaches Do Not Happen By Chance

Beautiful, Safe Beaches Do Not Happen
By Chance

Beautiful and pleasant beaches rarely occur naturally anymore. With offshore ship traffic dumping trash, and human pollution impacting beaches with every tide, targeted, committed efforts are required to keep beaches beautiful. Hand labor or simple tine raking will not accomplish this goal because they ...
Mixing Ratio Study

Mixing Ratio Study; Towards Piloting and Strengthening Adaptation Capacity to Water Scarcity in the Jordan Valley

Key words: Treated wastewater reuse, World health organization guidelines 2006, Water demand management, and Risk management system.
Best Structure Award for the Envirocities e-Magazine in the UAE Web Awards Ceremony 2012

Best Structure Award for the Envirocities e-Magazine in the UAE Web
Awards Ceremony 2012

The Envirocities e-Magazine Launched By the Environmental Center for Arab Towns Won the Best Structure Award from the UAE Web Awards that presented by the Pan Arab Web Awards Academy in a ceremony honoring...
Follow the Rs

Follow the Rs:
Reduce, Replace, Reuse, Recycle, Recover, Refuse and Reject, Rethink

We are quickly running out of space. Each year, we generate millions of tons of trash in the form of wrappings, bottles, boxes, cans, grass clippings, furniture, clothing, phone books, and much, much, more.
My City My Environment Program

My City My Environment Program

In the last few years, Dubai has seen a rapid economic growth and Dubai Municipality is proud of its role in the economic transformation of the Emirate. However ensuring pollution free, live able and safe environment in the context of a rapidly growing economy is quite challenging and we are striving to enhance the standard of living to cope up with the growth of city.
Management of Hazardous Wastes

Management of Hazardous Wastes

Hazardous wastes have been defined by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as; Wastes or combinations of wastes that pose a substantial present or potential hazard to human health or living organisms, because either they are (a) non degradable, or persistent in nature, (b) they may otherwise cause or tend to cause detrimental cumulative effects".
Life-Cycle Costing

Life-Cycle Costing

The use of life-cycle cost analysis (LCA) is the primary way to demonstrate savings and also justify the benefits of sustainable buildings and operational practices. LCA provides the total cost of facility ownership, rather than simply the initial cost to design and construct a building, system, or operation.
Composting Kitchen waste

Composting Kitchen waste

Food scraps and food soiled paper is the largest single item in our waste stream - making up approximately 50% of what we throw away. Food scraps are a resource, not a waste. By participating in the food scrap recycling program, food scraps and food soiled paper are sent to a composting facility. Instead of taking up space in the landfill, your food scraps become compost - a valuable resource used by landscapers and farmers.
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