Explore UAE’s sustainable communities

Shops and Services

Think sustainable while purchasing. View these shops and services which have sustainability at the core of their mission and vision.

Initiatives and Campaigns

No action is too small. With these initiatives and campaigns, we move one step closer to a more sustainable tomorrow.

Influencers and Organisations

Using social media platforms for good. These influencers and organisations work towards increasing awareness about sustainability.


Become a part of the action. Learn about nature and get a chance to protect it through these nature-friendly events in the UAE.

Are we using too much single-use plastic?

These numbers speak for themselves



for one plastic bottle to decompose


million tons

of plastic packaging produced ends up in the oceans annually



plastic bags used every year across the globe



plastic straws found on the world’s coastlines

We have one planet. It’s time we save it.


Using social media for social good


Check out the latest environmental events in the UAE


Stay connected to what’s happening in the world of sustainability and activism

  • Local marine conservation organisation Azraq is challenging retail outlets throughout the United Arab Emirates to follow in the footsteps of their partners at Lush Middle East and do away with plastic bags. The challenge comes as part of Azraq’s newest campaign #MyBagAintPlastic, which follows in the......

  • The pandemic is a cataclysmic event so big and disruptive that it can be measured in the planetary metrics of climate change. As many as 2.6 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions, about 8% of the estimated total for the year, will never be......

  • Restoration ecologist Karen Holl explains why it’s not that simple. Last year there was some very encouraging research that found there is room for an extra 0.9 billion hectares of canopy cover which could store 205 gigatonnes of carbon. The researchers wrote that this wasn’t......

We have one planet. It’s time we save it.

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