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AAB holds upcycling event

AAB holds upcycling event

Abdullah Abdulghani & Bros Co (AAB), the exclusive distributor of Toyota and Lexus in Qatar, held a community upcycling event as part of the Qatar Sustainability Week (QSW), it was announced on Sunday.

QF research explores energy generation using industrial wastewater

QF research explores energy generation using industrial wastewater

Scientists from Global Water Sustainability Centre (GWSC), Texas A&M University at Qatar (Tamuq) – a QF partner university – and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) have been working together to use produced water to generate 'blue energy', sometimes also called osmotic power or salinity gradient

Breakthrough in use of recycled, local materials in construction

Breakthrough in use of recycled, local materials in construction

A research project has identified the main solid waste streams in Qatar for potential use in construction and investigated advanced technologies for recycling that could be effectively applied in the country.

Al Meera launches recycling initiative across its branches in Doha

Al Meera launches recycling initiative across its branches in Doha

Al Meera Consumer Goods Company has announced the launch of a nationwide recycling initiative in Doha as part of its "continuous efforts to instil a culture of environmental responsibility and sustainability".

QF's e-waste recycling to be annual initiative

QF's e-waste recycling to be annual initiative

The Qatar Foundation (QF), inspired by the success of a recent electronic waste (e-waste) recycling initiative, plans to make it an annual drive, an official said.

Cabinet approves draft law on treatment, recycling of waste

Cabinet approves draft law on treatment, recycling of waste

The regular meeting of the Cabinet, chaired by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, on Wednesday approved a draft law on the treatment and recycling of waste.

'Trash art' speaks for protecting world's oceans

'Trash art' speaks for protecting world's oceans

A workshop on recycling will highlight an upcoming art exhibition on environment protection, particularly the world’s oceans, slated on October 23 at Katara – the Cultural Village.

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.