Abu Dhabi-UAE: 02 June, 2013 – The Center of Waste Management – Abu Dhabi's Western Region branch organized a cleaning campaign of farm waste in Al Sila. The campaign involved the cleaning up of roads around the farms and clearing waste from illegal dump sites.
The initiative came as part of efforts to achieve the center's strategic goal of ensuring the highest levels of hygiene and health of residents while conserving the natural ecosystem of Al Sila city. The seven days campaign resulted in the removal of nearly 3,200 cubic meters of waste from the sites.
Mohsen Al Ameri, Branch Manager of the Western Region, Center of Waste Management, said: “These initiatives reflect the commitment of the center in maintaining a clean environment in Abu Dhabi. Our relentless efforts are also in line with the strategic vision of the government of Abu Dhabi and articulate the national responsibility of prioritizing sustainable development and establishing an efficient waste management system to facilitate the adoption of best practices among the community.”
This campaign drew the participation of a number of workers and supervisors from the West Coast Cleaning and Environmental Service, the contracted service provider in the Western Region. A line-up of advanced equipment was also utilized.
Building upon the success of the initiative, the Centre of Waste Management in conjunction with West Coast Cleaning and Environmental Service is gearing up to launch a cleaning campaign in the Liwa city to cover areas from Qatouf to Umm Al Hosn.
The Center of Waste Management – Abu Dhabi focuses on the promotion of best practices in waste management, including, reuse, recycling and waste segregation at source. The center continuously runs educational and awareness initiatives for Abu Dhabi citizens and community in line with the objectives of Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030.