As the Middle East continues to be an important economic region in the world, awareness of sustainability has steadily increased. This monthly edition provides you with more locally-focused updates within the Middle East, so that you can remain easily up to date with changes in sustainable initiatives.
Oman to enforce nationwide ban on single-use plastic bags
UAE start-up turns unwanted palm fibres into compostable food packaging material
Young Gazans sell recycled cloth bags to challenge plastic
Dismayed by the plastic bags piling up in the Gaza Strip, a group of young Palestinians is recycling discarded fabric into reusable totes to clamp down on waste and protect the environment.
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Middle Eastern Beauty Lovers Demand Fine Print of Products Used
Given the nature of beauty and self-care applications, a surge in consumer interest regarding ingredient toxicity, sourcing and formulations has evolved over recent years in the Middle East. Beauty product consumers in the Middle East have begun to demand transparency in how sustainable their products are, showing a shift in a preference for cleaner products and companies.
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