Emirates Environmental Group launches the 19th cycle of the Annual UAE Clean Up to place special emphasis on raising environmental awareness and highlighting the issue of waste management, waste reduction and community recycling

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Under the patronage of the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment

  • The event will be held in association with Management of Dubai Municipality, Dubai Tourism and Seih Al Salam Protected Area Management. Shoemart as the main sponsor and McDonald’s UAE and Dabur as co-sponsors
  • Registrations are now open with an aim to bring academic institutions, government bodies, corporations, families and individuals together

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Emirates Environmental Group (EEG), the leading NGO devoted to protecting the environment through the means of education, action programmes and community involvement, today announces the 19th Annual UAE Clean Up Drive under the patronage of the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment. The event is scheduled to take place on 12 Dec, 2020 at Al Qudra – Saih Al Salam from 8.30 am to 11.30 am.

With the launch of the event, Emirates Environmental Group aims to bring together various sectors of the UAE community including public and private sector, families and individuals with the shared ambition to be champions of the environment and promote sustainable development of the UAE and the entire Arab Region as a whole. 

Mrs. Habiba Al Mar’ashi, the Co-Founder and Chairperson of Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) said: “With the year 2020 being the road for preparation ‘Towards the Next 50’ as directed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, sustainability needs to remain one of the strongest elements to ensure a circular economy and a greener UAE for all. The Clean Up UAE drive supports multiple objectives of the Sustainable Development Goals as committed by the UAE. The event will help to build a brighter, better and a cleaner future for our coming generations and we are proud to pass the nation’s legacy to them.”

The 19th Annual Clean Up UAE will be held in association with Dubai Municipality, Dubai Tourism and Seih Al Salam Protected Area Management. Shoemart is the main sponsor whereas McDonalds and Dabur are the co-sponsors. Registrations are now open here and further information can be obtained by contacting +971 4344 8622 and eeg@emirates.net.ae.

The Clean UP UAE campaign by Emirates Environmental Group is a sustained, annual, national event that provides hands-on environmental action experience. Emirates Environmental Group has designed and executed a large set of nationwide green programmes in order to enhance the sustainability quotient of the UAE and Arab region.

About Emirates Environmental Group:

EEG is a professional working group established in 1991 devoted to protecting the environment through the means of education, action programs and community involvement. The organization is open to men and women of all nationalities. EEG is actively encouraged and supported by concerned local and federal government agencies. It is the first environmental NGO in the world to be ISO 14001 certified and the only organisation of its kind in the UAE with accredited status to the United Nations Convention to Combating Desertification (UNCCD) and the UN Environment (UNEP), EEG is the member of the UN Global Compact and the International Union of Conservation for Nature (IUCN).