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Drydocks World to retrofit Dubai shipyard to save AED1.4-million in energy costs
Etihad ESCO partners with Drydocks World to reduce energy consumption through retrofitting
Agility carbon measurement tool certified by the Carbon Trust
The Carbon Trust’s assurance allows Agility to demonstrate that its carbon reporting methodology and processes comply with the organization’s reporting guidance for transparency and accuracy.
Truck maker Scania says UAE can cut emissions by 20%
Optimised transport systems can contribute to realising UAE sustainability goals, says Scania
Walkers chip bag packaging creates logistics nightmare for UK postal service
British environmentalists are posting empty potato chip bags back to Walkers in protest against its use of plastics in packaging, creating a logistics nightmare.
Carlsberg Group redesigns packaging to be more environmentally friendly
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.
Marine engine tech firms to collaborate in making ‘green’ propulsion a reality
With LNG being more widely available and accessible, it is now a feasible green fuel option say experts.
Dubai tech freezones make moves on e-waste supply chains
Electronic waste is the fastest-growing component of the world’s domestic waste stream.
Comment: It’s time the construction supply chain went green
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.
DP World launches the first ever energy-neutral cold store facilities in UAE
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.
Case Study: Mars chocolates' sustainability achievement
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 eco-friendly packaging firm expands into the Middle East
Danish-Arab collaboration to supply food containers made out of bamboo, palm, sugarcane fiber, and starch.
VIDEO: MARS GCC pioneers use of chocolate waste as fuel in Dubai
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.

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