Grand Millennium Dubai Hotel supported the Can collection Campaign hosted by Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) by collecting 58kgs of cans.
Since the annual Can Collection Day organized by Emirates Environmental Group first began in 1997, organizers and volunteers have collected a total 278,672kg of cans, said Chairperson Habiba Al Marashi, as part of the non-governmental organizations mandate to green the UAE. Last year, 27,372kg was collected over 26,000 the year before by schools, companies, families and individuals, Al Marashi said on Monday.
Last years’ can collection resulted in the mitigation of greenhouse gases equivalent to 410.85 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide from the UAE environment, she said.
Emirates Environmental Group (EEG), is the only organization of its kind in the UAE with accredited status to the United Nations Convention to Combating Desertification (UNCCD) and the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP).
About Grand Millennium Dubai
Located just off the Sheikh Zayed Road, the Grand Millennium is conveniently accessible from the Mall of the Emirates and the Ibn Battuta Mall, as well as within easy reach of the city’s prime business and leisure attraction including the beach and golf courses. The 337-room five star hotel features a range of award-winning restaurants and bars, a beautiful rooftop pool, superb spa and health club with nine-treatment rooms, state-of-the-art meeting rooms, a magnificent ballroom and exceptional banquet facilities. For guests to stay connected on the road, the hotel provides the convenience of WiFi service in all its luxury cars.
For more information about the hotel please visit http://www.grandmillenniumdubai.com