- Launched by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Government Council of Dubai, in March 2022, Dubai Can is a sustainability initiative to drive consciousness on plastic options and sustainability
- The initiative resulted in saving 104,220 500ml plastic water bottles and 52,110 litres being consumed from the put in fountains throughout Merex Funding’s three locations
As a part of its participation on the Dubai Can initiative, launched by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Government Council of Dubai, Merex Funding has introduced that it has contributed in saving greater than 104,000 plastic bottles whereas 52,000 litres of water had been consumed from the water stations put in throughout its locations; The Seaside, La Mer and Metropolis Stroll.
Shahram Shamsaee, CEO, Merex Funding, stated: “Because the house owners and operators of the world-class out of doors locations, we’re dedicated to rethink the way in which city areas are designed to create clear sustainable glad areas and the way in which folks expertise the town whereas participating in defending the way forward for our planet. Subsequently, our participation at Dubai Can initiative comes according to our dedication to unfold consciousness, instil a way of duty and encourage our guests to cut back using plastic water bottles.”
Launched in March 2022, the initiative aimed to cut back single-use plastic water bottle waste within the metropolis by encouraging people to make use of refillable water bottles, enabling entry to free and protected consuming water by way of the set up and use of water stations throughout Dubai and making a tradition of aware dwelling by driving consciousness on plastic options and sustainability points.
The outcomes had been drawn up in Merex Funding’s General Impression report that confirmed how every vacation spot contributed in direction of the sustainability initiative. Metropolis Stroll saved probably the most quantity of water bottles out of the three locations with 41,254, whereas 20,627 litres of water had been consumed from the put in stations. The Seaside managed to avoid wasting 36,160 plastic water bottles and 18,080 filtered water consumed, whereas La Mer saved 26,806 water bottles and guests consumed 13,403 litres of water from fountains.
General, the Dubai Can Initiative throughout the town has, up to now, resulted in 35 water stations being put in with a complete of 1,077,474 plastic water bottles being saved and 538,737 litres of water being consumed throughout the emirate.