Framed by the “UAE Innovation Month” Griffin Refineries’ CEO, Christian Abl, had the honour to present the Northern Emirates RDF project at the Cement Industries Round Table, facilitated by the Ras al Khaimah Waste Management Agency. Sonia Nasser, the head of the agency, awarded the Innovation Prize of Ras al Khaimah to the Emirates RDF Company for their RDF project.

The project will be the first of its kind in the whole of UAE and will support to divert a major part of household waste being landfilled in the northern Emirates Ajman and Umm al Quwain.

During the same event the Director of the Waste Management Department of the federal governments Environmental Ministry, Engineer Yousif Alahmed Al Rayssi, presented the governmental implementation plan to divert household waste to RDF, which then has to be used in the local cement industry.