Mai Dubai Collection of Used Bottles Grows by 16%

Mai Dubai Collection of Used Bottles Grows by 16%

Mai Dubai aims to take the lead in the ever-changing sustainability trends of the Middle East

Mai Dubai, a leading bottled water firm, has collected 40% of 16 litre PET water bottles from its during the first six months of the year as part of its rigorous sustainability efforts.

The collection grew by 16% from the previous year.

This is in line with the company’s commitment to foster and promote the practice of recycling. As an active partner of DGrade, a manufacturer of eco-friendly clothing, for three years running, Mai Dubai is committed to raise awareness about the importance of recycling plastic water bottles.

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As part of the collaboration, DGrade helps collect bottles through different campaigns, and converts recyclable PET bottles into fibres, flakes, and yarns. These materials are used to produce, for instance, t-shirts in the apparel industry.

CEO of Mai Dubai, Alexander van ’t Riet, said:

"At Mai Dubai, we recognise the significance of sustainable initiatives and implement strategies to improve the efficiency of our business operations. We aim to serve our communities with safe and clean drinking water in a responsible manner.

"Our collection of bottles reminds consumers that used plastic bottles are not ‘garbage’ but a valuable resource. The progress we made this year validates our efforts and shows that more and more consumers are committed make recycling a reality”.

Recent years have shown the company has risen to the top of the market, becoming a leader in the supply of high quality sustainable bottled water to consumers.

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