Dubai Municipality gears up for Clean Up The World Campaign; invites sponsors

Dubai: Dubai Municipality is once again gearing up for its annual community environmental campaign, Clean Up the World under the theme of “Our Place…Our Planet…Our Responsibility” supported by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Abdul Majeed Saifaie, Head of Clean Up The World Team and Director of Waste management Department, Dubai Municipality said :”Clean Up the World campaign is one of the most inspiring and effective international environmental initiative that attracts over 35 million participants in more than 120 countries each year. The campaign focuses public attention on global community concerns for the environment and how each individual can make a positive contribution to a cleaner and healthier world.” “It aims to make our creek, beaches, parks and streets healthy and clean by removing and recycling rubbish that is spoiling them. In addition to the clean up, we are also organizing a range of other activities aimed at promoting environmental awareness such as competitions, workshops and education / awareness programs etc” he added.

He said at this phase DM is inviting groups, organizations and companies to become sponsors for the event.

Hussain Gulam Hussain, Chief Coordinator of the event at the Department said last year DM received sponsorships in three categories namely Platinum, Gold and Silver. A good number of groups including those dedicated to cause of green solutions joined the event.

He urged interested groups to contact DM immediately to know different sponsorship packages and to join the event aiming for a global community with a greener living condition. Clean Up The World Team can be contacted on cuw@dm.gov.ae or on fax No. 04-2225659.

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