The eighteenth session of the Annual EEG Clean Up UAE arrived at the Emirate of Ajman at the Sheik Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum street on Tuesday, tenth of December under the Patronage of the Ministry of Economy and in relationship with the Municipality and Planning Department – Government of Ajman.
With 250 volunteers bearing the motto of the crusade decorating the campaign t-shirts, tops, and outfitted with cotton gloves, biodegradable plastic packs and holders for the assortment of waste, where the members viably gathered about 1.5 huge amounts of waste and secured a region of 5 km2 at 3 Locations. Also, every member was furnished with refreshments (water, squeeze, and bites).
EEG anticipates the dynamic interest of all parts of the general public in the up and coming efforts occurring according to the accompanying timetable:
• 14th Dec – Dubai
• 15th Dec – Abu Dhabi
• 16th Dec – Fujairah
• 17th Dec – Ras Al Khaimah
Mrs. Habiba Al Mara'shi, Chairperson of the Emirates Environmental Working Group respected every one of the members at the Ajman site and she advised them on the accomplishments of the campaign which began its journey on Thursday, fifth of December in Al Maliha zone in Sharjah whereby 1,000 volunteers effectively gathered 2.5 tons huge amounts of waste. The campaign proceeded with its fruitful journey in Umm Al Quwain at the Fishermen wharf on the seventh of December as 350 volunteers gathered 3 tons of waste. She expressed the significance of including all sections of society in squander assortment and reusing to walk towards a positive change in the nation and help make a reusing society in the network.
She further included her discourse: "The gathering means to assemble the endeavors of all sections of the general public and draw in people to work together in a common paltform to address supportability issues on an enormous scale. We are satisfied with the dynamic interest from people in general and private divisions, academic institutions, students, and families. We are pleased that everybody addressed the call of the respectable objective of protecting nature of our cherished nation, and we have to cooperate for a superior environment".
Toward the finish of her discourse, she said thanks to the sponsors and supporters of the campaign in the Emirate of Ajman and offered her thanks to the Municipality and Planning Department – Government of Ajman for their powerful commitment to the accomplishment of the campaign, Nestle Middle East for water supply, Fujairah Plastic Factory for giving biodegradable plastic packs, AlMarai for giving juices. She additionally expressed gratitude toward the gathering's media accomplice; Gulf news for their consistent help and Al Murad Group for their radio inclusion of the campaign.
As a licensed body of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), EEG is pleased to record positive accomplishments of the Clean Up UAE 2019 campaign in filling in as a compelling execution platform for the accompanying reasonable improvement goals: Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities; Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production; Goal 13: Climate Action; Goal 15: Life on Earth; Goal 17: Partnerships for Goals.