Abu Dhabi Steps Up Its Recycling Game Reusing 7,000 Tonnes of Old Tires
It’s crazy what people are doing to mother earth! You see horrible videos every day of what humans have done to the environment all around the globe. However, some initiatives give us some hope for the “bright” future we’re heading towards.
Over the first eight months of the year, Abu Dhabi recycled close to 7,000 tonnes of used vehicle tires; that’s about 420,000 used tires! The tires underwent a complex process of cutting, shredding, and purification before being converted into compounds known as crumb rubber. This was executed by Abu Dhabi Waste Management Centre;
“The facility ensures the safe disposal of used and damaged tires in the emirate, eliminating the need for methods such as burning or landfills, that have severe environmental and public health consequences. In addition, the factory saves millions of Dirhams in raw material costs,” said Salem Al Kaabi, Acting General Manager at