The Royal Commission in Jubail launched the second phase of its awareness campaign "Sustainable Cleanness" for the environmental protection which included events, exhibitions and mobile applications to serve the campaign's mission.
The Royal Commission in Jubail was keen to implant various concepts about waste recycling, make use of the materials that can be recycled and transforming damaged materials into useful ones by converting tires into an aesthetic form ornamented by roses and making vehicle metal parts into seats and tools, which can be used in gardens and houses.
The director of Sanitation Dept. at the Royal commission, Eng. Abdul Rahman Al Ghamdi said "The Royal Commission in Jubail is keen to raise the level of awareness among the residents in Jubail Industrial city through awareness programs for sorting waste, encouraging residents and visitors to recycle materials and take advantage of waste as much as possible”.
He added, during the launching of a Zero Waste - Environment campaign on Wednesday, "We are now starting events that encourage people and develop their concept of waste sorting and recycling materials because they are considered a real resources that must be preserved”.
Stressing on the Royal commission’s efforts to intensify awareness campaigns on schools and commercial and entertainment centers in the upcoming stages in the future.
Studies indicate that annual waste volume in Saudi Arabia is (13-15) million tons of which (1-1) million tons from Jubail industrial City. Total percentage the breakdown of Jubail’s waste is as follows (42%) in food, (22%) in plastics, (3%) in metals and (6%) in paper.
The concept of recycling and waste sorting aims to preserve the environment, reduce pollution, decrease depletion of natural materials, diminish landfill waste, by 90% the optimum use of waste, achieve sustainability and provide 90% of space in the sanitary landfill.
For her part, the supervisor of the child city corner, the volunteer in “united homeland team”, Hanan Alanazi says "We are trying as much as possible to develop recycling culture among children and focus on their personal skills in coloring the cups and presenting them aesthetically so that they are used in other things. In addition, the papers can be used and not to be damaged”.
Noura Alhudayfi, the volunteer at Al-Hay Club in Jubail Industrial City and the participant in decoupage workshop which is a type of silkscreen and printing on glass, plastics and fabrics added "This corner is directed to mothers to provide them with the best guidance in enhancing their recycling capacity and taking the benefit of waste at home"
Many corners participate in the five-day Zero Waste -Environment Campaign including (Kafo Aleek) Corner, supervised by the Sanitation Dept. at the Royal Commission, Recycling House, Petrokima Company, Children's Theater, Children's City, Society Exhibition, Irtiqaa Foundation, Women's Charity Association, and the Charity Association corner (Ita’am).