As part of its commitment to encourage recycling practices and to mark World Environment Day 2019, Epson silver-sponsored Emirates Environmental Group’s (EEG) annual awards ceremony held in Dubai Knowledge Park.

The event recognized individuals/families, corporates and academic institutions that took part in various eco-friendly recycling campaigns throughout the year in the UAE and that produced remarkable results. Together these individuals and organizations recycled items such as paper, plastic, cans, mobiles, glass and toners.

Epson also gifted projectors to two schools that were recognised for their recycling efforts. The winners of the Epson EB-765wi projectors were the American School of Dubai for excellence in paper recycling and Our Own High School for the environmentally friendly practice of recycling plastics.

Jeroen Van Beem, director of sales, Epson Europe BV, said, “To conserve environmental resources and reduce waste, Epson has always supported recycling programmes. We appreciate EEG’s initiatives to create more awareness about the environmental impact of waste and this is in line with our own efforts to encourage customers to recycle Epson products. The responsible and effective processing of our products after they have ended their service is important. In the UAE, we have partnered with waste management organizations to provide customers a safe and secure solution to dispose of their electronic items.”

Habiba Al Mar’ashi, chairperson of Emirates Environmental Group, said: “Epson’s commitment to the environment reflects our initiatives to create a more environmentally aware
society. Their sponsorship helped us host this successful award ceremony to commemorate this year’s World Environment Day.”