RE­DUC­ING THE FOOD PRINT

DUBAI-BASED MY­GREEN­CHAP­TER. COM IS LEAD­ING THE ZERO WASTE MOVE­MENT IN THE UAE

The Gulf Today - Panorama - - HOME - By Man­jula Ra­makr­ish­nan

Lead­ing the zero waste move­ment in the UAE, My­green­chap­ter.com, the food waste ex­perts, bring com­post­ing so­lu­tions to of­fices and homes. Jean-charles Hameau, the founder of My Green Chapter says, “My­green­chap­ter.com aims to pro­vide its cus­tomers with the equip­ment and knowl­edge to make a dif­fer­ence and give back to na­ture by re­duc­ing their food print.’’

Jean-charles ex­plains the con­cept in greater de­tail to Panorama.

What is Zero Waste Move­ment?

The UAE gen­er­ates more than 6.5 mil­lion tonnes of waste per year and out of this Dubai con­trib­utes ap­prox­i­mately 9,300 tonnes per day. That’s an av­er­age of 2.5kg/per­son/day — 77 per cent of which does not get re­cy­cled and ends up in land­fills. Two points in the UAE Vi­sion 2021’s agenda in­clude

Jean-charles Hameau, the founder of My Green Chapter.

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