ABU DHABI, 16th January, 2023 (WAM) — The 9th edition of the EcoWASTE 2023 Exhibition and Forum under the theme ‘Exploring the Future of Waste Management in a Circular Economy’ opened today.
The event is part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week and is organized in strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi Waste Management Company (Tadweer).
EcoWASTE will be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center on January 18th.
Tadweer, committed to increasing women’s participation and highlighting their key role in the waste management sector, organized a panel on the first day of the event to discuss the role of Emirati women in running sustainable development projects.
The group saw the participation of speakers from Zayed University and the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment.
The group aims to reaffirm the status of women in the waste management sector, shed light on the challenges they face and ways to strengthen scientific research at universities to encourage greater participation of women in the field.
Ali Al Dhaheri, CEO of Tadweer, said: “We are delighted to be participating as organizers and strategic partners of this event, which is an ideal platform to bring together some of the top business leaders, experts and experts in waste management from around the world. personnel to share their knowledge and expertise. The event provided an opportunity for attendees to discover the latest technologies and innovative solutions to achieve sustainable waste management. It also shed light on the leading role of the GCC countries in the field of waste management.”
“Over the past year, Tadweer has had a number of achievements and successes, reflecting its commitment to supporting sustainable development in the UAE by providing the best possible service and implementing initiatives to keep the emirate clean and beautiful. In addition, we have carried out Several projects aimed at strengthening the UAE’s global position as a leader in the energy and facilities sectors,” he added.
As part of its participation, Tadweer provided a platform to sell recycled products, including gravel, fertilizers and rubber products.
In 2022, Tadweer commenced the commercial operation of three medical and hazardous waste treatment plants, in addition to a waste treatment plant in the Al Dhafra area, according to the highest international and local standards to ensure the safe and proper disposal of all waste types waste.
Tadweer also disposed of approximately 14,415 tonnes of medical and hazardous waste, and 9,334 tonnes of stockpiles. The total amount of recycled waste in 2022 will exceed 37,000 tons. The company collects about 3.5 million tonnes of construction and demolition waste and provides 19 collection centers for recyclable materials.
The company also obtained permits for 3,608 waste transport vehicles, handled 8,879 cases of dumping sewage and 10,558 cases of unauthorized entry to the Tadweer waste treatment facility.
On the first day, two delegations led by Ville Skinnari, Minister of Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade of Finland and Dr. Muawieh Khalid Radaideh, Minister of Environment of Jordan, visited the EcoWASTE 2023 exhibition and forum Tadweer’s pavilion and inspected Tadweer’s latest achievements in the field of waste management innovative projects.
EcoWASTE 2023 exhibition and forum, held in Abu Dhabi with the participation of more than 40 local, regional and global companies, is a leading platform aimed at strengthening partnerships between local and international companies to address the challenges of the waste management industry.
The event provides an opportunity to connect with experts and specialists in the field to learn more about the latest developments related to modern technologies and innovative projects.
It also aims to explore innovative solutions and opportunities and facilitate the exchange of expertise and knowledge.