Dubai-born CAFU reveals drone technology with first-of-its-kind planting mechanism taking the one million Ghaf Tree Seed Project to the next level

Dubai-born CAFU reveals drone technology with first-of-its-kind planting mechanism taking the one million Ghaf Tree Seed Project to the next level

– Pioneering tech and car services company unveils drone technology & ground-breaking planting mechanism in the MENA region as it completes two rounds of desert planting – Announces strategic research partnership with UAE University to help scale the project to explore other native UAE seed types Dubai, UAE, March 16th, 2021: Months on from announcing the Sustainability Deal – Dubai-born CAFU has taken big strides in its strategy towards becoming carbon neutral, starting with the ground-breaking Ghaf Tree Seed Project to plant a million Ghaf seeds in the UAE desert…

EEG calls on those wishing to participate in the National Action Programme to quickly register

Emirates Environmental Group launches its Annual Aluminium Can Collection Day – February 25 2021 The Emirates Environmental Group announced the launch of the 25th cycle of the annual Aluminium Cans Collection Campaign that is scheduled to take place on February 25 nationwide, taking the COVID-19 pandemic into consideration, the group has arranged for the collection of materials from all the Emirates, as for Dubai EEG will be present in several places to receive participants and their collections of Aluminium Cans, namely the Al Mamzar Park, The Zabeel Park and the…

TRAVEL THE GLOBE THROUGH COFFEE WITH NESPRESSO’S NEW WORLD EXPLORATIONS RANGE

TRAVEL THE GLOBE THROUGH COFFEE

Discover coffee traditions from the world with the latest Lungo coffees from Nespresso Coffee lovers eager to discover the diverse coffee tastes of the world can now enjoy Nespresso World Explorations. The coffee range builds on the popular Lungo collection which showcases distinct coffees inspired by the cities of Cape Town, Tokyo, Stockholm and Vienna, with the addition of two new cups inspired by Shanghai and Buenos Aires. Inviting consumers on a journey that will enhance their tastes and enrich their coffee knowledge, the World Explorations range features the intense…

20by2020 Improves the Lives of Thousands of Fishermen and their Families in Indonesia

20by2020 Improves the Lives of Thousands of Fishermen and their Families in Indonesia

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, The UAE-led humanitarian initiative, 20by2020, continues to extend sustainable solutions to various parts of the world with the latest deployment in Pulau Laut Selatan – South Kalimantan, Indonesia.  The objective of this deployment is to provide 20,700 people from a large fishermen community with improved energy access through off-grid solar lighting. Pulau Laut Selatan is in the Kota Baru Regency (Borneo), where a quarter of the population still live in the dark, and most households earn their living by fishing. 3,600 solar lanterns and 1,000…

EEG ends unprecedented 2020 with resolute afforestation efforts.

مجموعة عمل الإمارات للبيئة تزرع 2,000 شجرة

“For Our Emirates We Plant” oversees the planting of 2,000 trees planted in Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah by 641 entities On the historic date 20.12.2020, Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) organised and conducted its annual tree planting campaign, “For Our Emirates We Plant”. This significant event was conducted at two locales in Ras Al Khaimah and Dubai. Under the patronage and presence of H. E. Engr. Sheikh Salem Bin Sultan Bin Saqr Al-Qasimi, member of the Executive Council of the Government of Ras Al-Khaimah and Chairman of the Department of…

The real Santa Claus launches online competition for children

The real Santa Claus launches online competition for children

to win a live video call from Lapland Finland at Expo 2020 Dubai is inviting school children between the ages of 7 – 11 years from around the world to share their vision for a happier, more sustainable future as part of Santa’s Sustainable Competition. The winning schools and families will get the opportunity to take part in a live, virtual call with the real Santa Claus. To enter the competition, all entrants have to do is submit a digital letter or video of no more than one minute, sharing what their sustainable wishes…

Record number of mayors endorse the U20 2020 Communiqué

Record number of mayors endorse the U20 2020 Communiqué

 ·    Invest in “green and just” recovery for cities, U20 urges G20 leaders ·    27-point U20 Communiqué urges G20 to invest and collaborate with U20 in four critical areas crucial to support sustainable urbanisation in the years ahead ·    Communiqué calls on G20 to commit and act “immediately on the climate emergency” ·    U20 Chair HE Fahd Al-Rasheed: This is our chance to determine the role that cities play in the next phase of our civilization ·    U20 Summit welcomed more than 500 participants from around the world A record…

Nespresso Takes Important Step Towards Circularity  with Launch of New Capsules using 80% Recycled Aluminium

إطلاق كبسولات جديدة مصنوعة بـ80% من ألمنيوم أعيد تدويره

Nespresso has announced the launch of the first coffee capsules on the market made using 80% recycled aluminium, as part of the company’s continued journey towards circularity, going further to minimize waste and maximize reuse of product materials.The move closely follows the introduction in March of new machine boxes in fully recyclable packaging made of 95% recycled material. “We are constantly challenging ourselves to improve the sustainability and circularity of our operations, including the way we source, use, and recycle materials. Reaching 80% recycled aluminium in our capsules is a…

GO FOR A GREEN RAMADAN THIS HOLY MONTH

Ramadan is known as a time of moderation, however, every year there is an increasing concern surrounding global food wastage and other environmental issues, such as the over-use of plastic, carbon footprint growth and a significant rise in household waste. With the UAE being one of the top nations for per capita waste generation in the world, environmental protection is considered one of the main objectives of the UAE’s developmental policies. According to Dubai Carbon, on average a person generates around 2.7kg of waste per day and during the month…

Del Monte Continues Its Waste Management Efforts in Line with Its Sustainability Drive

Dubai, United Arab Emirates,  (AETOSWire): Del Monte, a leading provider of fresh, healthy and great-tasting food to consumers around the globe, is continuing its sustainability drive by exerting more efforts in several fields such as waste management. The company carefully recycles cartons, plastic, nylon bags, metal etc. and has partnerships with various waste management companies for kinds of repurposed waste to achieve its sustainability objectives. “Our commercial operations go hand-in-hand with our sustainability efforts which have always been a part of Del Monte’s DNA since its early days,” commented Taymour…