Trash to Treasure: A World Environment Day Special

Take part in a hands-on recycling session and learn about e-waste and recycling from experts

One of the biggest challenges we face is plastic waste, and our goal is to help keep our environment clean of this waste and protect it at all costs.

Join us on World Environment Day at Ecyclex to take part in a hands-on recycling session and learn about e-waste and recycling from recycling experts, understand the problems we face due to plastic and get tips and tricks on how to sort, manage and deal with plastic waste.

Time to take plastic matters into our own hands and do better for our planet!

Session Overview

1. E-waste Recycling Facility Tour:
  • Intro about the facility
  • Explaining what is e-waste and why do we need to recycle
  • How do we recycle e-waste, the different processes, and hazards related to not recycling
  • Show recycling in action and show the outcome recycled materials
2. Plastic Recycling Workshop:
 
Introduction:
  • Why plastic is a problem? 
  • How plastic waste is managed? 
  • Interesting facts and figures!
Hands on workshop:
  • How to sort plastic?
  • Cleaning plastic from impurities
  • shredding and cutting
  • Moulding plastics into new products!

Why should you join the session?

  • Learn about sustainable development and incorporate a lifestyle that lives in harmony with nature
  • Understand where plastic waste comes from and how consumers can aid industrial change and significantly impact our carbon emissions​
  • Support to achieve a substantial reduction in waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse​
  • Collect data that helps survey plastic litter and develop policies to reduce/eliminate single-use plastics
  • Experience recycling live and see the outcome of recycled materials through a hands-on workshop

When and Where is the session taking place?

This session is in person at the Ecyclex facility and will take place on World Environment Day, Sunday, June 5.

Each session lasts for 2 hours with various slots available to book from 9 AM to 4 PM. Please ensure to book your spot in advance as the spaces are limited.

Who can participate?

This session is available for all active members of the Leaders of Change program.

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Location
Abu Dhabi
Ecyclex International Recycling
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Date & Time
Sunday, 05 June 2022 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Sunday, 05 June 2022 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
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Sunday, 05 June 2022 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
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Ratings & Reviews
4.5

2 Reviews

Worth attending. I learned a lot from this event.

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