ABU DHABI, 11 September 2022 (WAM) — Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) has processed more than 1,860,000 tonnes of waste, including 88,382 tonnes of medical and hazardous waste, and completed 50,000 pest control operations. We have announced that we have processed your request. This is part of the Center’s ongoing efforts to build an efficient integrated waste management and pest control system in Abu Dhabi.
In the first half of 2022, Tadweer will successfully divert 34% of all waste in Abu Dhabi from landfills, 50% of waste from demolition and construction operations, 93% of hazardous waste and green waste. Diverted 3% and 6% of things. Keep animal waste out of landfills. This is in line with Tadweer’s commitment to supporting the UAE’s vision for 2030.
Center achievements for the first half of 2022 included signing operating contracts for pest control services and reducing vector pests. In addition to adopting an electronic approval system for No Objection Certificates (NOC) in Abu Dhabi and organizing awareness campaigns across the emirate.
Dr. Salem Al Kaabi, Acting Executive Director of Tadweer said: This is in line with the center’s strategic goal of ensuring the provision of value-added services to the community.”
“The Center’s highly skilled team is dedicated to creating a safe environment, conserving natural resources, creating a conscious society that contributes to waste reduction, and transforming waste into an economic resource for the emirate. By doing so, we will continue our efforts to find more solutions that achieve sustainability, a healthy and sustainable environment, ”he added.
Waste Disposal Tadweer is committed to the treatment and recycling of all types of waste, with medical and hazardous waste being of the utmost importance, which the Center treats using the highest standards and practices available on site. type of waste. This is implemented through his three centers in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, which collect, transport and treat all medical waste generated from hospitals, clinics, health care centres, pharmacies, educational facilities, etc. This waste will be incinerated at high temperatures, up to 1200°C, following best environmental and health practices in the UAE.
In line with the emirate’s vision of achieving its environmental goals for sound waste management, recycling and diversion of waste from landfills, Tadweer recycled approximately 29,000 tonnes of agricultural and animal waste in the first half of 2022. This will produce about 1,200,000 tons of recycled gravel from the simultaneous demolition and construction waste in Abu Dhabi of about 13,000 tons, in addition to organic fertilizer.
The total amount of recyclable waste collected from recycling collection centers in the first half of this year amounted to 39 tons of waste. Of these, 67% consisted of materials such as plastic, wood, clothing, expired medicines, used batteries, metal, aluminum cans, glassware, as well as paper and cardboard materials.
Pest Control In terms of pest control, disease vector infestation decreased to 1.9%. Mosquito prevalence has dropped to 1.4%, he said, as smart mosquito traps increased to 640 locations across the emirate. The center also received 50,000 requests to combat disease-carrying pests, pesky pests and stray animals. All of this was handled according to the highest international standards and global practices.
The Waste Sector Monitoring Center detected approximately 1095 cases of arbitrary dumping of solid waste and 5248 cases of dumping into sewage Abu Dhabi.
Tadweer has organized around 21 awareness campaigns in Abu Dhabi. This included field visits to various educational and government institutions, benefiting more than 14,000 of his people in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafra. This is directly in line with his Tadweer commitment to raising environmental awareness about the proper treatment and disposal of waste and the importance of protecting the environment.
A No Objection Certificate (NOC) electronic approval system construction and infrastructure development project for facilities and infrastructure in Abu Dhabi.
Internet of Things (IoT) technology at demolition and construction waste station in Abu Dhabi In March 2022, Tadweer announced the application of Internet of Things (IoT) technology at its demolition and construction waste station in Al Dhafra, Abu Dhabi. Did. This is the first time in the Middle East.
Four Operating Agreements Worth AED 235 Million Tadweer’s H1 2022 achievements include signing four Operating Agreements worth AED 235 million, adding value to customers and the community. The purpose is to provide services and ensure proper and safe waste disposal. In line with accepted standards and practices.
The contract covers the management, operation, maintenance, monitoring and management of supervised landfill sites in Al Ain city and Al Dhafra region, as well as Hamim supervised landfill sites and solid municipal waste and commercial and industrial waste transport stations. Additionally, Tadweer has signed a new operating contract for pest control services in Al Ain city.