Dubai Airports announced on Monday that they pledge to ban all single-use plastics from consumer spaces at the busiest international airport in the world that will be effective from January 1, 2020. Every year Dubai Airports recycles over 43,000 tonnes of paper, glass, and other waste to limit its impact on the environment.

Dubai Airports collected and disposed of 16 tonnes of single-use plastic bottles and bottle caps in the last six months.

On World Environment Day Dubai Airports collaborated with over 106 businesses operating at Dubai International Airports to showcase the positive impact that can be made by eliminating practices and materials that can harm the environment.