(22 Feb 2022)
Qatar Aircraft Catering Company (QACC) says it
has achieved its one-year environmental sustainability goal by
than a million kilograms of plastic waste and donating extra
than 100,000 items of products and surplus meals provides to individuals
in want throughout the globe.
QACC diminished its annual waste quantity by almost
1,688 tonnes per 12 months by implementing recycling programmes for
waste similar to cardboard, chemical drums, plastic water bottles and
used wastepaper, that are despatched for reprocessing into items that
are offered domestically and exported internationally.
QACC recycled greater than 1 million kilograms of plastic waste inside a 12 months.
The firm additionally
partnered with Qatar Charity and Hifz Al Naema, Qatar-based non-profit organisations, to distribute greater than three tonnes of donated
items, together with greater than 40,000 linen gadgets similar to cotton
blankets, mattresses, feather duvets, in addition to 3.14 tonnes value
of meals condiments.
Wolfersdorf, QACC Acting Senior Vice President, stated, “QACC serves greater than 100,000 meals day by day
to passengers flying out of Doha, and we all know that this has a
important impression on consumption ranges. It isn’t sufficient to
recycle one product, we wish to make a significant
sustainable impression and because of this, we made it our duty
to hunt out modern methods to recycle items and to cut back waste.
Through artistic pondering and utilization of recent expertise, QACC have
exceed its annual recycling goal and recycled multiple
million kilograms of plastic waste in a single 12 months. We won’t relaxation
on our laurels, the catering subsidiary will proceed its search
for extra environmental sustainable options, for a greener
QACC has developed
sturdy relationships with native suppliers of vegetables and fruit
to cut back the quantity of imported items, in addition to lowering the
airline’s gear and linen loading weight by almost 257 tonnes,
which contributed to a discount in plane gasoline consumption and
The firm can be planning a greenhouse
farming undertaking to attain self-sufficiency in micro-herbs and
Hotel Waste, Single-Use Plastic and Climate Change – HD Video
Interview with WWF.