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Plastic artworks promote the value of recycling

Plastic artworks promote the value of recycling

According to Swapna amboodiri, a quote on environmental protection that she chanced upon several years ago was unsettling: “Every bit of plastic once made is still lying on the earth’s surface.”

Recycling ‘gaining traction’ in Qatar, says paper factory

Recycling ‘gaining traction’ in Qatar, says paper factory

There is a growing interest among members of the local community on the value of recycling and the benefits of reducing different types of paper waste, official of a Qatar-based paper factory has said.

EU targets recycling as China bans plastic waste imports

EU targets recycling as China bans plastic waste imports

EU regulators are searching for ways to increase recycling of plastic, as waste piles up in ports after China banned imports of ‘foreign garbage’ from the start of 2018.

UN warns of surging e-waste, little recycling

UN warns of surging e-waste, little recycling

The UN warned Wednesday that waste from discarded electronics like mobile phones, laptops and refrigerators is piling up worldwide, and it urged far better recycling of the often hazardous rubbish.

Self-sufficiency expo to give major boost to Qatari firms

Self-sufficiency expo to give major boost to Qatari firms

The ‘Qatar Self-Sufficiency Exhibition 2018’ will serve as an interface into how the country is building for a “courageous and stimulating future” with an innovative and diversified national economy.

Qatari firm teaches children the importance of recycling

Qatari firm teaches children the importance of recycling

As Qatar reaffirms its commitment to fight global warming by ratifying the Paris climate accord, a Qatari private company is striving to raise public awareness and educate children on the importance of recycling.

Qatar Airways, QACC launch waste reduction programme

Qatar Airways, QACC launch waste reduction programme

Qatar Airways and Qatar Aircraft Catering Company (QACC) have launched a new waste reduction and recycling programme in Doha, further contributing towards local and international environmental solutions.

Water recycling research gets boost

Water recycling research gets boost

The reuse of treated sewage effluent will provide a major water source in Qatar for agriculture and industrial applications and reduce the demand on desalinated water and major capital investments to build more desalination plants

Environmental awareness raised through art

Environmental awareness raised through art

Art is a significant tool to help raise awareness on the role of recycling in protecting and preserving the environment, a member of QatART Handmade Community said.

Cabinet approves waste disposal proposals

Cabinet approves waste disposal proposals

The Cabinet approved recommendations by the Ministry of Environment that seek to enhance waste management capacity in the country.