ABU DHABI – The Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) has announced that it has processed 1,040,631.15 tonnes of waste collected in Abu Dhabi in the third quarter of 2021.
This includes 10,065.15 tonnes of municipal solid waste, 291,119.53 tonnes of commercial and industrial waste and 8,902.84 tonnes of used tires.
Thanks to its state-of-the-art facilities, Tadweer also treated 12,358.2 tonnes of green waste, 5,784.58 tonnes of animal waste generated by farms and livestock facilities and 2,090.3 tonnes of dead animals.
In addition, 3,029.48 tonnes of medical waste, 692,406.64 tonnes of construction and demolition waste and 1,040,631.15 tonnes of hazardous and non-hazardous waste were also treated by the Center in the third quarter of 2021.
Dr Salem Al Kaabi, Managing Director of Tadweer, said: “As part of its strategic plan, Tadweer continues its diligent efforts to protect public health by providing the best services and improving the operational efficiency of its facilities. This allows the Center to manage various types of waste generated in Abu Dhabi according to the highest standards. Al Kaabi added, “At Tadweer, we seek to benefit from all types of waste collected throughout the year and to raise awareness of the importance of recycling and proper waste disposal.
In view of this priority, the Center provides the public with the latest tools to ensure effective waste management and transform waste into valuable materials that support the local economy and promote sustainable lifestyles in the Emirate. treated waste includes municipal solid waste (both recyclable and non-recyclable), commercial and industrial waste, bulky waste, used tires, construction and demolition waste, green waste, farm animal waste, slaughterhouse waste, dead animals, sewage sludge and medical waste. and hazardous waste.
Environmental service providers contracted with Tadweer collect various types of waste throughout Abu Dhabi emirate and transport it to the Centre’s state-of-the-art facilities for treatment, recycling and disposal in accordance with the highest environmental standards.
Tadweer uses the latest technologies and solutions in the treatment of collected waste, such as the production of organic fertilizers from agricultural and biodegradable waste, contributing to the development of the agricultural sector in the emirate.
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