Dulsco wins Dubai airports waste deal
Dubai, September 16, 2013
Dulsco Waste Management Services (WMS) has been appointed by Dubai Airports to handle waste at both its airports, Dubai International and Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International.
With the contract win, Dulsco WMS becomes the only company to provide advanced waste management and recycling solutions at the UAE’s four major international airports – Abu Dhabi International, Dubai International, DWC and Al Ain International, said a statement.
The three-year contract begins with immediate effect and comes at a time when Dubai Airports is poised to meet record growth. The contract's scope of work includes the collection and transfer of waste from the terminals and aircrafts, cleaning of all airport facilities and the separation of all recyclable waste, it said.
Chris Garton, senior vice president, Airport Operations of Dubai Airports, said: “We are experiencing a period of unprecedented growth and in order to be able to carry out our activities seamlessly, we are developing enhanced relationships with strategic partners like Dulsco to deepen understanding of our business and to deliver extraordinary service.”
“I am confident that together with Dulsco, we can implement a sustainable and cost-effective approach towards managing our waste,” he added.
Dulsco managing director S Balakumar said the Dubai Airports contract further demonstrated Dulsco’s capability to manage large-scale integrated waste management projects. “The contract win recognises our excellence in waste management. We are pleased to be given the opportunity to support Dubai’s vision to emerge as the leading tourism, business and logistics hub through our own proven expertise,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service