Qatalum has participated along with several local and international industries as sponsors for Waste Free Environment (WFE). WFE is a global event and an important environmental campaign launched by the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) led by member QAPCO, in Mesaieed.
WFE promotes recycling and encourages a more responsible attitude toward litter disposal and the need for the community to respond to environmental issues. Everyone should be following the 3R's: Reuse-Reduce-Recycle!
During the annual Waste Free Environment week, which takes place in February, responsible and enthusiastic organizations and people from across the world join hands for cleaning up their local environment. In Qatar a joint school based clean up drive will take place at the end of the week long campaign at Wakra Family beach.
By organizing initiatives through which businesses and the community can get actively involved, the aim is to promote a sense of responsibility that can pass through generations. Uniting school children, teachers and volunteers for a common goal, to respond to environmental initiatives.
The objectives within WFE is primarily awareness-building at the core as the responsibility for sustaining our planet will ultimately fall to our children, then onto to theirs. At top of its agenda is to educate children on the importance of recycling and leaving the environment litter-free. By creating awareness on how waste can be reused and ways we can take care of our environment, WFE aims to change mind sets of the old and young.