The brewery group expects that by dispensing with shrink-wrapping in its can packs, up to 76 per cent of plastic can be saved – in absolute figures this amounts to around 1,000 tons per year, when fully rolled out.
With LNG being more widely available and accessible, it is now a feasible green fuel option say experts.
Electronic waste is the fastest-growing component of the world’s domestic waste stream.
Dr Sreejith Balasubramanian, lecturer in Supply Chain Management, School of Business, Middlesex University Dubai, says each supply chain stake holder in construction needs to step up to enact green policies.
The project involves the construction of the largest distributed solar rooftop project in the Middle East, with the installation of 88,000 rooftop solar panels on DP World’s Dubai facilities.
Mars Chocolates is repurposing chocolate waste as fuel, turning wrappers into furniture, supplying irrigation water from its waste run-off and harnessing solar power to run its factories, as it seeks to establish the most sustainable supply chain in the region.
Danish-Arab collaboration to supply food containers made out of bamboo, palm, sugarcane fiber, and starch.
The use of chocolate waste as fuel is an example of the three-pronged approach that MARS has taken to making its supply chain more sustainable.
Last year, an international study estimated that eight million metric tons of plastic waste enters the oceans from land each year, a problem that SOHAR Port & Freezone is trying to combat with a new recycling initiative.
DP World and its flagship subsidiary Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) will be participating in the Water, Energy and Environment Technology Fair (WETEX) in Dubai.
Aramex has added ten electric vehicles to its fleet in Amman, Jordan as part of a longer-term strategic move by Aramex to convert the entire fleet to electric vehicles.
Al-Futtaim Motors and Air Liquide have jointly inaugurated the UAE’s first hydrogen station in Dubai Festival City, to be used by Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs).
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