GreenEmirates.org is the online Directory developed by GreenEmirates Sustainability and Clean Energy Consultancy based in Dubai, UAE. The aim is to provide an independent and comprehensive resource of the widest range of information on Green and Sustainable products, companies and events specifically focused on the United Arab Emirates.. Read more »
"The UAE has amongst the highest Ecological Footprints per capita in the world"
"On land and in the sea, our forefathers lived and survived in this environment. They ... recognised the need to conserve it, to take from it only what they needed to live, and to preserve it for succeeding generations" HH Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan
'A green economy for sustainable development'.
Launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in January 2012
Water saving options include low flow and waterless urinals, low flush and dual flush toilets, tap aerators, electronic sensors, aerated shower heads for offices, homes, hotels, factories.
Energy Audit enables identification of Energy Efficiency opportunities including HVAC (AirConditioning), LED and other Lighting, Lighting Sensors, Fresh Air Intake linked to Carbon Dioxide Sensors, Heat Pumps and Solar Hot Water systems, Solar Power Lighting, Solar Air Conditioning.
Waste Audit will identify areas to reduce and reuse waste, as well as opportunities to sort and recycle useful material. Metal, Glass, Plastic, Paper, Batteries, Food can all be recycled. Zero waste to Landfill is the ultimate target.
The aim is to provide an independent and comprehensive resource of the widest range of information on Green and Sustainable products, companies and events specifically focused on the United Arab Emirates.
GulfNews: Abu Dhabi: Water and electricity tariff for both Emiratis and expatriates had been revised with effect from January 1, 2015, in an apparent move to minimise government subsidies.
Read more: http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/government/abu-dhabi-revises-water-and-electricity-tariff-1.1411802
Hotelier Middle East: In an interview with Hotelier Middle East, Green Globe CEO Guido Bauer has confirmed that Middle East hotels are increasing sustainable practices at three times the rate of any other global destination.
Read more: http://www.hoteliermiddleeast.com/21882-middle-east-hotels-lead-the-way-in-sustainability/?utm_content=buffer5cda9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer
thenational.ae: AJMAN // A labour camp has harnessed the sun to generate power, save on its electricity bills and reduce the country’s carbon footprint.
Read more: http://www.thenational.ae/uae/environment/ajman-labour-camp-goes-green