Environment

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QAPCO is dedicated to minimizing its environmental impact in areas tied to our core business, which is one of the main reasons why we engage in community activities surrounding waste management and recycling.

We believe that building a conscious and responsible community that recycles creates not only benefits for the environment, but value for downstream industries as well.

ISO-14001-OHSAS-18001

  • ISO 14001:2004 Certified
  • OHSAS 18001 : 2007 Certified
  • Meet regulatory requirements of the Ministry of Environment

Waste Free Environment Day

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In collaboration with 35 supporting entities, QAPCO showed its dedication to encouraging the responsible use and proper disposal of plastic once again during this year’s Waste Free Environment Day (WFE) campaign.

The WFE is an environmental initiative launched by the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) that implements meaningful activities to increase both corporate and public awareness about the amount of plastic and other waste thrown away each year in the Gulf and to inspire everyone to reduce waste and to recycle.

As one of the founding members of the GPCA, Dr. Mohammed Yousef Al Mulla, QAPCO MD and CEO, has watched this initiative grow since its launch in the GCC in 2013.

In 2015, 1,500 volunteers of all ages helped collect 1,000 kilograms of waste on Al Wakra beach, with 80% of the plastic being sent to be recycled.

Education and awareness was also an integral part of the WFE campaign. 700 students participated in workshops that included lectures on environmental awareness. Other activities included, a recycling art gallery, green painting competition and performances by youth groups.

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Environment protection programs

QAPCO currently undertakes a variety of environment protection programs, that are designed to raise the environmental awareness among all the QAPC employees to guarantee a healthy operating environment for all its employees.

These include:

  • Environmental Awareness Programs
  • Environmental Legislation Compliance
  • Environmental Management System
  • Environmental Monitoring Program
  • Environmental Improvements and Projects Program

Learn more about QAPCO’s latest environmental performance in the 2015 Integrated Report.