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SC organizes a workshop to explore new recycling solutions

Doha: The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) held a workshop for local stakeholders to discuss ways to boost recycling efforts ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar. The event was held at the Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum 3-2-1. , at the Khalifa International Stadium, which will host the matches of this year’s tournament.
The event focused on a range of recycling solutions – particularly in relation to the disposal of waste generated by plastic bottles.
Among the attendees was HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, President of Qatar Museums, who delivered a keynote address and renewed her commitment to raising awareness of the importance of sustainability. Opening remarks were also delivered by Eng Bodour Al Meer, SC Sustainability Director.
In addition, presentations were made by:
• Eng. Ahmad Al Sada, Deputy Undersecretary, and Eng. Jawaher Al Sulaiti, Industrial Engineer, Ministry of Municipalities and Environment, Qatar
• Dr. Talar Sahsuvaroglu, Sustainability and Environment Expert, SC
• Cynthia Karam Messarra, Franchise Director for Public Affairs, Communications and Sustainability, Coca-Cola Middle East
• Mugurel Radulescu, waste management expert
Later in the day, a workshop on plastic recycling was led by Orjan Lundberg, Sustainability and Environment Expert, SC. The workshop identified pathways to improved recycling, including recommendations on priority areas of standards, policies, technology, collection and awareness.
Al Meer said: “Qatar 2022 has already played such a huge role in acting as a catalyst for greater implementation of sustainable thinking and practices across the country. In many ways, we are setting new benchmarks for how major sporting events can leave a positive legacy for the environment – ​​and plastic bottle recycling is at the heart of our efforts.
She continued: “With plastic representing a significant percentage of global waste, it’s important for us to take an event the size of the FIFA World Cup to serve as a hub for the culture of recycling in the country and the EU. use as an incentive to develop this field and leave a positive legacy for generations to come.