Abu Dhabi Launches 'Pile it Up' Schools Recycling Challenge

  • Publish date: Saturday، 22 October 2022
Abu Dhabi Launches 'Pile it Up' Schools Recycling Challenge
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The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) is launching a challenge for Abu Dhabi schools to recycle single-use plastic bottle entitled ‘Pile it Up’ between 23rd September to 22nd November.

EAD will challenge schools in Abu Dhabi against each other to collect and return single-use plastic water bottles for a two-month period, with all collected waste to be sent for recycling.

Participating schools could see their winning performance during the challenge rewarded with a grand prize of AED 12,000. The first runner up will receive AED 10,000, while the second runner up will get AED 8,000.

In total there are cash prizes for seven winners, and schools winning cash prizes needs to allocate the funds towards sustainable environmental projects at school.

The winners are selected based on the highest number of bottles collected, and most importantly recycled.

The top seven schools will be featured on EAD social media channels, and all schools will receive certificates.