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How to Manage Lubricant Waste and Disposal

Across industry, great emphasis is placed on the handling and application of lubricants from the moment they arrive at a facility to the time they are introduced into service. However, proper handling techniques do not end when the oil has been put into service. Once the life of the oil has been exceeded, you must […]

Dubai sets its sights on 100% recycling of waste by 2030

Dubai sets its sights on 100% recycling of waste by 2030 Dubai: Dubai plans to recycle 100 per cent of its waste and bring the percentage of rubbish being sent to landfills from the existing 80-90 per cent to zero by 2030, Abdul Majeed Abdul Aziz Saifaie, director of Dubai Municipality's Waste Management Department. The [...]

United Arab Emirates: On the Road to Zero Wastes

United Arab Emirates: On the Road to Zero Wastes The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has begun to intensify its recycling efforts. One important goal is to divert 75 percent of waste from landfills by 2021. This strategic objective is part of the country’s Vision 2021, a long-term plan, launched in 2010, “that aims to make [...]

Marine pollution explained

Marine pollution, explained A wide range of pollution—from plastic pollution to light pollution—affects marine ecosystems. Ocean water covers more than 70 percent of the Earth, and only in recent decades have we begun to understand how humans impact this watery habitat. Marine pollution, as distinct from overall water pollution, focuses on human-created products that enter the ocean. [...]

Seatrade Maritime Middle East, will be held at Dubai Exhibition Centre at Expo 2020 Dubai, from 12-16 December 2021

Seatrade Maritime Middle East, will be held at Dubai Exhibition Centre at Expo 2020 Dubai, from 12-16 December 2021. The UAE Maritime Week, which is organized by Seatrade Maritime, part of Informa Markets, aims to connect maritime markets in the Middle East by bringing together ship owners, industry suppliers and key decision-makers from the region [...]

UN office says Sri Lanka ship fire causes significant damage

UN office says Sri Lanka ship fire causes significant damage COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: The UN representative in Sri Lanka said the sinking of a container ship that caught fire while transporting chemicals off the capital Colombo has caused “a significant damage to the planet” by releasing hazardous substances into the ecosystem. Read more

Technical guideline disposal of hazardous waste

Technical guideline disposal of hazardous waste Hazardous wastes pose a significant risk and danger to humans, properties and to the environment if not managed properly. In accordance with this threat, the Waste Management Department (WMD), Dubai Municipality (DM) published this guideline to regulate the handling, storage, and preparation of hazardous waste for transportation to disposal [...]

How much do you know about oil tank cleaning procedure?

How much do you know about oil tank cleaning procedure? During the long storage process of oil tank, mechanical impurities, sand, soil, heavy metal salts, paraffin, asphalt as well as other heavy oil component contained in the oil product will settle naturally, because of the specific gravity difference. These components will accumulate in the bottom [...]

Metal recycling, its importance, and recycling processes

Metal recycling, its importance, and recycling processes Metals can be recycled repeatedly without altering their properties. According to the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), steel is the most recycled material on the planet. The other highly recycled metals include aluminum, copper, silver, brass, and gold. Why Do We Recycle Metals? Metals are valuable materials [...]