The Middle East Is A Test Bed For New Sustainable Products

The Middle East Is A Test Bed For New Sustainable Products
The Middle East Is A Test Bed For New Sustainable Products

Sustainability examines its global future from various perspectives each year. 2022 has seen a strong drive for green products and innovations. Climate change has reached a tipping point, and many entrepreneurs and companies are coming forward to help create a better future. The Middle East has also launched several green initiatives to embrace sustainability. However, the region is confronting environmental, operational, economic, and societal issues.

Due to rising population pressure, companies in the Middle East are developing innovative products and operations to cope with demand. Enterprises have recently introduced some innovative items that will aid the Middle East in becoming more sustainably grown. Still, many businesses in the Middle East are reluctant to adhere to sustainability standards, implement more energy-efficient systems, and raise capital expenditures. In addition, the absence of grid infrastructure and management’s inadequate knowledge of sustainable alternatives are also significant impediments. New sustainable products and initiatives will improve sustainability in the Middle East.

Green Packaging Solutions for Ecommerce

As eCommerce grows, so does its enormous environmental impact, which is also escalating at an alarming rate. Due to the rising trend of online shopping, unimaginable quantities of wasteful plastic and single-use trash are being dumped in landfills and oceans. Ecommerce businesses in the UAE are using eco-friendly packaging strategies to cater to growing awareness, environmentally conscientious customers, and urgent demands for environmental transformation.

Water Bottles Made Of Plant-Based Materials

Since 2004, Agthia Group has operated in the food and beverage sector in Abu Dhabi. Al Ain Plant Bottles are the region’s first plant-based bottles manufactured from corn sugar and fermented sugar cans. These bottles are compatible with the company’s larger environmental objectives and degrade and compost within 80 days. No petroleum is used in the manufacture of any bottle, not even the cap. The substance is fully biodegradable and resistant to Middle Eastern temperatures.

Recycled Mats: Growing Hydroponic Herbs

Anglo, a recycling technology company, is providing the Middle East with at least a million unique nonwoven mats for hydroponically grown plants this year. Growfelt is a nonwoven mat created from virgin wool, polypropylene, and cotton fiber offcuts. Anglo Recycling, a company with headquarters in Whitworth, has dramatically increased the size of its clientele in recent years. To accommodate the various demands of consumers throughout Europe, the Middle East, and the Far East, it currently provides a core of three growing media products.

Eco-Friendly Clothing Line To Inspire Designers And Consumers

In the UAE, eco-friendly apparel is in vogue because fashion brands align themselves with the objective of the state’s vision for 2021. Fashion is turning ecological, whether by introducing items produced from recycled materials or switching from plastic to sustainable product packaging. Companies are taking steps to respond to the rising demand for sustainable design, from yoga mats to ultra-feminine clothing. In addition, the Middle East Fashion Council, which promotes environmentally-focused fashion practices among designers and customers, has also launched in the region.

Last Updated on January 29, 2024 by Nandini Shukla

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