Facilities Management Middle East

Averda launches used cooking oil to support renewable fuels initiative in the UAE


What’s the story?

Averda, the Dubaiheadq­uartered waste management and recycling company, is launching its new used cooking oil (UCO) service in the UAE to improve local waste management and also help reduce carbon emissions from road transport.

What are the details?

The new service be available to customers in the UAE and will see Averda collecting 10 million litres of UCO annually from customers in the region.

What did the experts say?

Jobin Solomon, head of Biofuels Project Developmen­t, said: “At Averda we are delighted to launch our renewable fuels programme which will play its own small part in what needs to be a global effort with unilateral government support. Improving the circularit­y of waste is a central pillar in Averda’s future strategy and this is merely the first of many bold new initiative­s.”

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