(MENAFN- The Peninsula) QNA
Doha: Minister of Environment and Climate Change H E Sheikh Dr. Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali Al Thani has praised the advanced level of recycling initiatives in Qatar, including its role in supporting the country's environment and national economy.
The minister underscored in statements yesterday, during his field visit to several recycling facilities, the unwavering support offered by the state of Qatar to the entire efforts dedicated to developing and expanding recycling fields, utilizing the state-of-the-art and eco-friendly technologies to reduce landfill waste, dump and alleviating the mounting on environment and landfills, in addition to mitigating their impacts on climate change and harmful gas emissions.
He pointed out that Qatar National Environment and Climate Change Strategy (QNE) focuses on the importance of recycling 85 percent of recyclable wastes to attain sustainability and conservation of natural resources in the state of Qatar.
In addition, the minister was briefed on the work progress in the recycling facilities, including the major challenges facing them, and got familiarized with the efforts being exerted by the private sector in supporting recycling-based industries, including recycling of used tires, woods, papers, waste oils, glasses, plastics, and others.
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