The Sustainable City to use biodiesel for new developments

Diamond Developers has adopted B100 biodiesel to fuel the construction of the new buildings in phase 2 of Dubai Sustainable City, the new developments include Fairgreen International School, Hotel Indigo, and the innovation centre. The renewable fuel alternative is manufactured from used cooking oil consumed by restaurants located in the community plaza, and will allow The Sustainable […] Continue reading

Dubai’s Sustainable City releases 2017 greenhouse gas inventory

The Sustainable City, Middle East’s first fully-operational sustainable community, has become the first gated community in the region to release its Greenhouse Gas (GHG) inventory The initiative is part of The Sustainable City’s strategic collaboration with Emirates Wildlife Society in association with WWF (EWS-WWF). The Sustainable City’s total emissions for the year 2017 are 8,761 […] Continue reading

MEET DUBAI’S GREEN FAMILIES

Shatha Al Kaud still remembers the figure on her first Dewa bill after moving into her home in The Sustainable City in December 2016. ‘My husband showed it to me and it was only 27 fils,’ says Shatha. ‘I was in complete disbelief.’ The family – Shatha, her husband Yaroob Al Sayegh and their two […] Continue reading

OWN A BEEHIVE AND GET 10KG OF HONEY A YEAR

NEW PROGRAMME AIMS TO PROVIDE RESIDENTS WITH ORGANIC HONEY AND RAISE AWARENESS OF THE IMPORTANT ECOLOGICAL ROLE OF BEES Residents can now purchase their own beehive and receive around 10kg of honey every year. A new programme ‘My Hive,’ was launched by The Sustainable City (TSC) in partnership with the Apiculture and Nature for the […] Continue reading

HE Minister of State for Food Security visits The Sustainable City

The Sustainable City received a visit from HE Mariam Bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Al Mehairi,  The Minister of State for Food Security. Additionally, Habiba Al Marashi (The Chairperson for Emirates Environmental Group), Dina Mustafa (Expo 2020’s Head of Sustainability), Dr. Ismahane Elouafi (The Director General ICBA) and her two collegues, Seta Tutundjian and Dr. Aziz Hirich. […] Continue reading

SHARJAH’S SHUROOQ ENTERS DEAL WITH DIAMOND DEVELOPERS

The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has signed a partnership agreement with Diamond Developers for a mixed-used project in Sharjah. “With our experience in developing sustainable projects, we are confident our partnership with Shurooq will benefit all parties, foremost of which is Sharjah’s community,” said Faris Saeed, CEO of Diamond Developers, which is also […] Continue reading