Dubai Municipality and Continental Tires introduced a partnership at COP28 to strengthen Dubai’s sports activities infrastructure with a devoted public volleyball courtroom constructed from recycled tires. The courtroom will open in Al Mankhool in December and displays the municipality’s efforts to make Dubai extra sustainable and habitable by means of group engagement initiatives that align with the ideas of the round economic system.
The undertaking follows a profitable pilot in Hannover, Germany, the place Continental Tires constructed a sustainable basketball courtroom in the identical manner.
To breathe new life into the tires, Continental Tires will convert them into rubber pavers, creating the inspiration of the volleyball courtroom. The method entails a rigorous process to extract all chemical elements, guaranteeing thorough and environmentally accountable repurposing.
Ahmed Ibrahim Al Zarouni, Director of Public Parks and Leisure Services Division, Dubai Municipality, stated: “Our partnership with Continental displays how we combine sustainability into our work to construct a cohesive society that promotes group and lively life. By participating worldwide companions to create stunning areas and public parks, we enhance group well-being and assist make Dubai extra stunning and habitable. This undertaking isn’t just about constructing new amenities sustainably, it’s about reinventing supplies to extend group engagement, according to the round economic system.”
José De la Fuente, Managing Director of Continental Tires Center East, stated: “At Continental we consider within the energy of sustainable initiatives that resonate with communities world wide. We felt that Dubai, with its vibrant sporting group and place as a worldwide hub for elite sport, was the perfect location for this initiative. This volleyball undertaking is a testomony to our dedication to environmental accountability. By reworking used tires in such a manner, we’re not solely serving to to cut back waste, but additionally demonstrating our dedication, in partnership with Dubai Municipality, to selling group engagement by means of sport.”
The area people is invited to go to and expertise the volleyball courtroom when it opens.
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