Masdar to host key waste management expo
Abu Dhabi, December 28, 2013
Abu Dhabi-based Masdar has announced plans to host the emirate’s first international waste management exhibition titled ‘EcoWASTE 2014’ from January 20 to 22 in partnership with the Center of Waste Management - Abu Dhabi (CWM).
The event will be held during the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
Organized by Reed Exhibitions Middle East, ‘EcoWASTE 2014’ will bring together leading local and international providers, buyers and industry professionals from the sustainable waste management and recycling sector.
The event will address the challenges posed by increasing waste levels in the region and look to offer inventive, eco-friendly solutions.
‘EcoWASTE 2014’ will span close to 1,500 sq m in exhibition space at Adnec and is anticipated to draw the participation of more than 50 exhibitors from 12 countries around the world.
Issa Saif Al Qubaisi, the CWM general manager, said the exhibition has been organized in line with the centre's strategic objectives to stimulate the participation of stakeholders in the waste management sector.
The CWM is the main government entity responsible for all activities related to the development, collection, maintenance, transportation, and processing of waste in safe, efficient and economical ways.
"Our efforts will focus on highlighting the emirate as one of the most environmentally responsible cities in the world for its adoption of sustainable development practices across diverse sectors," noted Al Qubaisi.
Hani Hossni, EcoWASTE committee chairman, Strategy and Business Development sector director at CWM, said: "The debut edition of the exhibition that is set to be launched in January will bring together regional and international experts working in the waste management sector from numerous countries that have acquired leadership status for environmentally sustainable practices, such as the US and Sweden."
"These experts from the private and public sectors will exchange experiences, ideas and best practices to facilitate new business opportunities," he added.-TradeArabia News Service