Emirates Zoo acquires recycling machine

Emirates Zoo acquires recycling machine

In a new move that will further the objectives of environmental sustainability, the Emirates Park Zoo and Resort has established a recycling machine that will process organic waste products.

The machine will process the organic waste in order to generate organic compost that can be put to great use in the agricultural domain. The recycling machine has the capacity to process 500 kg of organic waste that include animal waste, food waste and agricultural waste.

The Zoo operation manager, Dr Waleed Shaaban, said that the primary objective of the recycling machine was to have minimal organic waste thus fostering the motives of environmental sustainability.

He said that the Emirates Park Zoo has pushed through an initiative wherein everyone works in cohesion to demonstrate the importance of sustainable operation through the manta ‘‘recycle, reduce and reuse’.