A plastic Christmas tree may be more eco-friendly than real trees in the UAE

Real Christmas trees may result in more carbon emissions. Although a real Christmas tree are often thought to be more environmentally friendly than the plastic alternative, due to their recyclability, UAE (United Arab Emirates) scientists say that in the UAE, real trees actually have a bigger carbon footprint than plastic trees. The reason is once the real trees are removed from nature, they are no longer collecting carbon. Furthermore, the shipping for real trees from Canada to the UAE takes twice as long as plastic ones imported from China, reported…

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Massive waste to energy facility to be built in Sharjah

The energy from waste project in the UAE will be the largest in the world. Chinook Sciences, a UK firm based out of Nottingham, has won a £300 million (approximately $505 million) contract with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to build the world’s biggest thermal waste to energy (W2E) plant in the Emirate of Sharjah. It is anticipated that the UK economy will directly benefit from this contract. Over the next two years, approximately 200 jobs are expected to be created in the United Kingdom to support this huge W2E…

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