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.
SOHAR rolls out major recycling initiative in green port drive
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 Jafza showcase sustainable freezones at WETEX
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 plans GCC-wide rollout of electric delivery fleet
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.
UAE gets its first ever hydrogen station for Fuel Cell 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).
Hapag-Lloyd to recycle three of UASC’s oldest container ships
As it seeks greater efficiencies and consolidation of the fleet following its acquisition of United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), Hapag-Lloyd has announced that it will send three of UASC’s oldest ships for ‘green scrapping’ in China and Turkey.
HullWiper launches first leasing scheme to meet global demand
The eco-friendly HullWiper hull cleaning system can now be used worldwide, following the launch of its first leasing scheme.
PICS: Wartsila’s new enviro-tugs
The technology group Wärtsilä is introducing a new portfolio of tug designs, to be known as the Wärtsilä HYTug series, with the emphasis on environmental sustainability.
FEATURE: Inside L’Oreal’s Middle East supply chain
L’Oréal sits down with ArabianSupplyChain.com’s Namitha Madhu to talk about decoupling growth from emissions and its plans to gain a billion new consumers by 2020.
AMI Middle East installs solar plant on warehouse roof
AMI Middle East is the first freight forwarder in the Middle East to use solar energy on this scale, with the installation of a 615 kWh solar PV plant at the AMI hub in Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA).

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