Leading FM and waste management firm to implement retail waste management solutions for supermarket chain
Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities, environment and energy management solutions in the GCC, has signed a two-year contract to manage the waste of Union Coop, Dubai’s consumer cooperative established by law in 1982. The new deal will deploy Imdaad’s sustainable waste management services across Union Coop’s 12 branches, in addition to staff accommodation.
Union Coop’s outlets are spread over strategic communities in Dubai such as Satwa, Rashidiya, Hamriya, Towar, Mankhool, Jumeirah, Aweer, Wasl, and Umm Suqeim, in addition to branches in Mirdif’s Etihad Mall and Al Barsha’s Barsha Mall. It also manages the Ajman Markets Cooperative Society in Ajman.
Supermarkets and retail chains deal with a huge amount of waste such as food, plastics as well as recyclable materials from wood and paper. Khaled Humaid Bin Dhiban Al Falasi general manager of Union Coop commented: “Union Coop’s partnership with Imdaad is part of our long-term initiative to reinforce our policies and standards on hygiene, health and environmental safety. As a leading hypermarket chain, we believe choosing the right partner is essential for any responsible business. We are confident Imdaad can deliver the best waste management practices to help us save on cost as well as reduce our business operations’ environmental impact.”
Jamal Abdullah Lootah, CEO, Imdaad, said: “Securing the contract with Union Coop is another significant addition to Imdaad’s ever expanding capacity to sustainably manage waste in Dubai and showcase our strengths in managing diverse types of waste products. We look forward to bring in our comprehensive waste management services to support Union Coop’s efforts to strengthen its environmental initiatives and contribute to Dubai’s vision of a clean and sustainable city.”
Imdaad provides a wide range of waste and environmental solutions to premier development communities in Dubai, theme parks, as well as restaurants and hotel establishments. The multi-awarded integratessd FM firm is renowned in the region for building on its business operations to champion environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility.