we welcome the new year, with the hope and renewed spirit to make a positive
change, we at EEG are once again rolling out our most prominent recycling
project “One Root, One Communi-tree”. It is with great delight that we are launching
the 15th cycle of this project. Phase 1 will be held from 24th
January to 24th May 2024.
the year 2023 was knows as the “Year of Sustainability”, we believe that every
year, we must push forwards and reach greater milestones in actions that
contribute to sustainability. For this, all sectors of society must work
cohesively to achieve the goals. This
unified approach is the prime goal of EEG’s OROC project. In the year 2023, 853
entities participated in this project. They collectively deposited 671,699 kg of Paper, 105,537 kg of Plastic, 5,906 kg of Aluminium Cans, 2,708 pcs of Mobile Phones, 4,848 pcs of Toners, 112,478 kg of Glass Bottles and 16,934 kg of E-Waste.
project aims to mobilise the community towards proactive environmental action and
promote the expansion of green urban spaces through planting of indigenous
trees, in line with the national and international goals of afforestation. EEG also
aims to instil environmentally conscious habits within the UAE community and
encourage them to embark upon a greener, more sustainable future.
the combined efforts, the participants planted a total of 1,671 indegenous trees on 23.12.23 at pristine Al Naseem Reserve in
Al Manama, Ajman. This urban afforestation programme plays a pivotal role in
increasing the local biodiversity and supporting the local ecosystems.
1 of the project, you may choose to collect and deposit any or all
of the mentioned recyclable materials detailed in Table 1 within the specified
time period of two weeks to qualify. The last day to receive the material
is 23/05/23. The targets for each waste item, based on participant group are also
Participants who are committed
towards achieving the set targets within the time period allocated will
be eligible for a Certificate of Participation and also will be
provided an opportunity to plant a Native
Tree sapling under their
name in one of the public areas in the UAE on 24.12.24. The number of trees that participants are
eligible to plant will be proportionate with the number of times the targets
have been achieved in each category.