Tadweer to host EcoWASTE 2022 Exhibition and Forum
ABU DHABI, 11th January, 2022 – EcoWASTE 2022 Exhibition and Forum, organised by Abu Dhabi Waste Management Centre (Tadweer) will open under the slogan “Exploring Future Opportunities for Waste Management to Achieve a Circular Economy” on 17th January, 2022.
EcoWASTE 2022 will be held in Abu Dhabi from 17th to 19th January at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), as part of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.
The exhibition and forum cover various fields, including recycling and waste management and treatment in the MENA region.
The exhibition is an integrated platform for developing and formulating practical and sustainable waste management practices, pursuing climate initiatives, and adopting a circular economy.
Salem Al Kaabi, Director-General of the Abu Dhabi Waste Management Centre (Tadweer), said, “The UAE is moving steadily towards adopting the circular economy model and attracting the latest innovative technologies for sustainable waste management.
This supports us in confronting future challenges and achieving sustainable economic development, which is a strategic priority for the nation.
It also contributes towards stimulating investments, exchanging expertise, and establishing partnerships with top local, regional, and international companies to unify the efforts for achieving sustainable development and taking pre-emptive steps to deal with current and potential challenges in the waste management sector.
“With the participation of several speakers, the EcoWASTE Exhibition and Forum is a real opportunity that the world needs in the current circumstances, for inducing social change and supporting innovations that would have a positive impact on the future of mankind,” he added.
This year’s edition brings together more than 35 local, regional, and international companies, with participants from several countries.
Some of the countries participating for the first time include Denmark, Serbia, the Netherlands, Egypt, and the United States.
They will discuss the latest trends and opportunities provided by a circular economy, the role of technology in waste management, medical waste disposal during the COVID-19 pandemic, the future of waste management and safety criteria, and generating energy from waste.
Al Kaabi is expected to deliver the keynote speech on the first day of the event.
He will shed light on the importance of implementing active strategies for waste management, the current and future projects for the centre, and the efforts to apply the circular economy model and achieve the goals of the UAE Vision.
Speakers at the forum’s panels include Chief Executive Officer of BEEAH Group; Managing Director of Waste Processing, Treatment and Disposal at Sharjah Environment Company (Bee’ah); President of the Swiss Business Council Abu Dhabi; Chief Executive Officer of the Saudi Investment Recycling Company; Director of Studies, Research and Development at the UAE Ministry of Energy and Industry; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Chinook Sciences; and the Chief Executive Officer of Van Werven Plastics Recycling, among other experts and specialists.