Recycling on the rise in the UAE

Encouraging figures show more being done to help the environment

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The Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) collected almost 1,800 tonnes of recyclable waste last year through eight collection campaigns that took place throughout 2013. Abu Dhabi residents had a respectable showing, collecting nearly three tonnes in one week last December. EEG plans to continue the impressive efforts later this month with their can-collection day that is scheduled for Friday, February 28.

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