Friday 20 January 2017

Ramada Ajman to improve food waste management

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman in the UAE is aiming to boost its current food waste management scheme through the installation of a new WasteStation machine.   Developed and distributed by the UK-based Imperial Machine Company (IMC), the WasteStation is an innovative food w


Dulsco creates largest recycling logo at EcoWaste

Dulsco, a regional pioneer in waste management services and human resource solutions, has created one of the largest recycling logos with the help of recyclables at EcoWaste 2017, a platform for sustainable waste management. Arab artists Maysoon and Bassam used 500kg of recovered


ADSW holds student event on sustainability

More than 600 students from the UAE and countries around the world took part in the second annual “Student Exclusive” at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) in the UAE capital yesterday (January 18). Now a signature event of ADSW, the Student Exclusive is focused on


Task force to speed up Dubai Industrial Strategy

A pharmaceuticals and medical equipment taskforce has held a number of meetings and workshops to identify key initiatives that will help drive growth and achieve the objectives of the Dubai Industrial Strategy. A key enabler of Dubai Plan 2021, the strategy aims to establish the


EEG beats targets for collection of recyclables

The Emirates Environmental Group surpassed its annual targets for the collection of aluminium cans, paper and mobile phones for recycling during 2016. The ambitious targets were achieved through the efforts of more than 1,500 UAE-wide entities representing all segments of society


DHA signs three MoUs with private sector hospitals

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has signed three Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with Prime Hospital, ProVita International Medical Center and International Modern Hospital. The three MoUs are part of the authority’s strategy to partner with the private sector to provid


Emirates introduces blankets made from recycled plastic bottles

Dubai-based Emirates airline has introduced new sustainable blankets made from 100 per cent recycled plastic bottles. The soft and warm blankets are made using ecoThread patented technology and is now available in Economy Class on all long-haul Emirates flights, the airline said.


Unique Group to launch medical technology unit

Unique Group, a leading integrated subsea and offshore solution provider, is investing almost €2 million in an innovative healthcare division to bring its 25 years’ of expertise in hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBOT) chambers to new markets. Traditionally used in the di


Avanzcare on track for major Mena expansion

Qatar’s Avanzcare, previously known as Al Sawari Medical, has recently achieved a number of notable successes and is well-positioned for further expansion within the rapidly growing Mena healthcare market during 2017. Avanzcare rebranded in line with the company's incre


Climate change a real threat, say GCC millennials

A big majority of millennials in the GCC are increasingly concerned about the effects of global warming on the climate and its damaging impact in the future, a new study said. Global warming is seen as a problem for almost all respondents (92 per cent), who also think that the en

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