20th, March 2024

Reducing food waste across communities: Tadweer Group showcases importance of minimizing food waste throughout Ramadan

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 20 March: Tadweer Group, a sustainable waste champion, has announced a series of engaging activities to reduce food waste and encourage a circular economy throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan. From mosque visits to engagement at malls, Tadweer Group is inviting the community to join in the activities and convene to create a greener, healthier environment. The organisation’s Community Engagement team will visit these locations to engage with the public on the importance of viewing food as a blessing, and understand visitors’ knowledge on appropriate disposal practices.

The organisation has also partnered with Ne’ma, the National Food Loss and Waste Initiative under Emirates Foundation, to sponsor an episode of Freej, the popular Emirati cartoon which showcases the UAE’s heritage and culture. The special episode is focused on the importance of reducing food waste, and is now available for viewing on Shahid.

Ali Al Dhaheri, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Tadweer Group, said: “We’re delighted to mark the Holy Month of Ramadan by engaging with the public on how to reduce food waste, unlocking its value and promoting a circular economy. We are reinforcing our commitment to driving positive, sustainable change through community engagement, as we work towards landfill diversion targets. On behalf of Tadweer Group, we wish the community a safe and blessed Ramadan as we collectively make a difference with our waste disposal.”

Through partnerships with the public and private sector, Tadweer Group seeks to reduce food waste across communities and help the public gain a stronger understanding of correct waste segregation.

About Tadweer Group

Tadweer Group, part of ADQ, an Abu Dhabi-based holding company, is leading the way in promoting sustainable waste practices and establish new benchmarks for the circular economy. The company’s strategic vision is aimed at revolutionising waste management by unlocking the value of waste.

As the sole custodian of waste management in Abu Dhabi, Tadweer Group is committed to deploying advanced technologies and fostering strategic partnerships in support of the UAE’s sustainability objectives, working towards its goal of diverting 80% of Abu Dhabi’s waste away from landfill by 2030. In addition to its commitment to Abu Dhabi, Tadweer Group has ambitious international goals, striving to make significant contributions to sustainable waste management beyond the UAE.