Abu Dhabi-UAE: 02 November, 2021 – Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) announced that it treated 1,040,631.15 tons of waste collected from Abu Dhabi in the third quarter of 2021.
This includes 10,065.15 tons of municipal solid waste, 291,119.53 tons of commercial and industrial waste and 8,902.84 tons of used tires.
Through its state-of-the-art facilities, Tadweer also treated 12,358.2 tons of green waste, 5,784.58 tons of animal waste generated by farms and livestock production facilities, and 2,090.3 tons of fallen stock.
Furthermore, 3,029.48 tons of medical waste, 692,406.64 tons of construction and demolition waste and 1,040,631.15 tons of hazardous and non-hazardous waste were also treated by the Center in Q3 2021.
His Excellency Dr Salem Al Kaabi, Director General of Tadweer, said: "As part of its strategic plan, Tadweer continues its diligent efforts to protect public health through offering best-in-class services and enhancing the operational efficiency of its facilities. This allows the Center to handle various types of wastes generated across Abu Dhabi in line with 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 about the importance of recycling and proper waste disposal. Towards this priority, the Center provides the public with the latest tools to ensure efficient waste management and turn waste into valuable materials that support local economy and promote sustainable lifestyles in the Emirate,”.
Collected through the waste collection and transportation service providers contracted with Tadweer, the 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, animal waste from farms, slaughterhouse waste, fallen stock, sewage sludge and medical and hazardous waste.
The environmental service providers contracted with Tadweer collect various types of waste from across the emirate of Abu Dhabi and transport it to the Center’s state-of-the-art facilities for treatment, recycling and disposal in line with the highest environmental standards. Tadweer utilizes the latest technologies and solutions in the treatment of the waste collected, such as the production of organic fertilizer from agricultural and biodegradable waste, contributing to the development of the agricultural sector in the emirate.