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African answer to containing menace plastic bags
Greener path to the shop
Dubai: Her children will never use a plastic bag. German expatriate mother Rita Amer has made this conscious decision.
It is a tough call in an age where polyethylene bags are as ubiquitous as traffic cones. Amer said: "My children have started using plastic drinking bottles since we moved to the UAE a year ago from Germany, but I will never allow them to use a plastic bag."
Her children Faras, 11, and Hana, 13, are not complaining. Their mother has not used a plastic bag for over three decades.
This was partly due to her life in Germany where she grew up at a time when the country was going through a wave of change.
Dubai Municipality ends free rideDubai: Free distribution of bio-degradable garbage bags for residents by the Dubai Municipality will stop on May 31. "The municipality has collaborated with the private sector in the campaign against the use of plastic but, having said that, I would like to say that we also focus on recycling, including plastic, cans and paper.
Fujairah tackles waste management
Fujairah: His Highness Shaikh Hamad Bin Mohammad Al Sharqi, UAE Supreme Council member and ruler of Fujairah has issued a law setting up a directorate for medical waste management.
The law empowers the Fujairah Municipality to follow up the enactment of the law.
Law No.1 (2008) regarding protection of environment and handling of medical waste, lays down rules for the treatment and safe disposal of all types of medical waste abiding by the global standards.
All institutions in the public and private sectors performing medical works are bound by the rules of the law.
The law prohibits disposal of medical waste in the trash containers placed by the municipality or handing them over to any unlicensed incineration stations inside or outside the emirate.
It also stipulates rules for taking precautions when handling medical waste as not to pollute the environment or pose hazard to public health.
Khalifa says UAE should be on par with the WestAbu Dhabi: President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Saturday viewed the models of the development project of Sowwah Island in the presence of General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed forces. Salem or Acacia ehrenber giana is a much branched tall shrub with a green or brown, smooth, shining, peeling bark. It has thorns which are 4-6cm long, white, straight set out in axillary pairs, longer than the adjacent leaves. ENVIRONMENT NEWS FROM THE The situation in Myanmar, where an estimated 1.5 million people are in need of humanitarian aid following last weekend’s deadly cyclone, was also discussed. The President reiterated the urgency with which the authorities in Myanmar should fully cooperate with the international community, particularly the UN. The UN provided the most suitable framework for this new culture of international relations as it has the broadest global agenda, a near universal membership and a unique convening power, the President said.
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