MUSCAT: Services & Trade Company (S&T) has joined Muscat Daily’s Paper Recycling Campaign to distribute collection bins to houses across the city.
The company, with diversified business including interiors and civil contracting, mining, information technology and healthcare, on Wednesday morning formally introduced the recycling bins at its headquarters and factory in Wadi Kabir.
As many as 1,000 home recycling bins will be distributed from April 27.
People interested in getting the free bins will have to register on the Muscat Daily website
following which the bins will be delivered to the addresses provided. The bins have the capacity to hold newspapers collected over two months.
Muscat Daily has been extensively and actively involved in its paper recycling campaign and awareness since 2011. Its recycling team is involved in engaging corporates, schools, universities and various institutions in paper recycling.
Waqas al Adawi, S&T’s vice chairman said, “We are an ISO 14001 EMS certified company committed to actively supporting environment awareness programmes that reduce our company’s environmental impact. Environmental stewardship is a key pillar of our CSR strategy and we constantly strive to improve our environmental performance and align with the policies and initiatives of the government.”
He added, “It’s a privilege to be associated with Muscat Daily. We sincerely appreciate these efforts, and support such educational and community initiatives that aim at protecting our environment for generations to come.
“The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved.”
Speaking on the occasion, Saleh Zakwani, executive chairman of Apex Press and Publishing said, “This campaign is part of environmental sustainability and will raise awareness among people and organisations by inspiring them to protect the environment, both at work and at home. The idea of having home recycling bins will further inculcate the habit of recycling among people in Oman.”
MUSCAT DAILY PAPER RECYCLING CAMPAIGN
Corporates, institutions and volunteer groups can participate in Muscat Daily’s paper recycling campaign by calling on 99824027 or by e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE: MUSCAT DAILY