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Waste Free Environment is an environmental campaign launched by the Gulf Petrochemicals & Chemicals Association that promotes plastics recycling and responsible litter disposal.
It will be taking place between February 22nd – 26th 2015 in different cities around the world.
Yes. An event can be organized through affiliate companies of GPCA member companies who have offices in different countries. In addition, it can be taken up by interested companies around the world.
If you are located in a city with no beach in close proximity, then you can take up the campaign in any natural landscape that has litter.
The purpose of the campaign is to encourage responsible environmental actions therefore you can even take up an office clean up or something similar.
The Waste Free Environment is currently in its 3rd year.
The campaign was launched by the Plastics Committee of the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) to to re-enforce environmental awareness and encourage recycling, while educating people about the benefits of plastics.
The event will be held in different cities around the world. Please take a look at our events page to see where the event will be held in your city.
Please have a look at our Google map on the website to know the exact location of a Waste Free Environment event in your city. During the event, there will be road signs that will direct you to the correct spot.
The campaign is an initiative of the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association. The main sponsors are the members of the association in addition to participating organizations who are also able to run a Waste Free Environment event.
Waste Free Environment is open to everyone including families, children, individuals, schools, universities and organizations who can all take part in the event.
You can register for an event by going to our events section on the website and following the registration steps.
You can upload footage on the media section on the website.
The competition during the event will be an Instragram Challenge with whoever shares the best picture with the hashtag #wfecampaign will win a prize.
The waste will get separated and recyclable material will be sent to recycling organizations who will give it a second life.
The organizers will be providing you with the a Waste Free Environment t-shirt and cap to wear on the event
The organizers will be providing snacks and drinks at the location.
No, attending the event will be free of charge.
You can get in touch with the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals association on the following e-mail, communications@gpca.org.ae

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