Dubai takes another step towards sustainability

It’s a known fact that Dubai has always been keen on becoming one of the most eco-friendly cities in the world, and it has taken a step forward in that direction.

On the World Environment Day, Dubai Properties unveiled the region’s largest living green wall at Dubai Wharf located in the heart of Culture Village and overlooking the Dubai Creek.​

 

According to Dubai Properties, this vertical garden is 210 meters in length and is six meters high, it covers 1,260 meters with over 80,000 plants.

This spectacular wall will be capable of offsetting an estimate of 4.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) annually.

Other than it’s environment significance, The vertical garden, like any greenery, has a calming effect as well as encouraging an outdoor lifestyle, and provides a perfect backdrop for photographers and Instagram celebrities.

 

Here’s what the wall looks like:

In parallel, dubizzle’s commitment to extending the life of products and reducing its carbon footprint is in line with the UAE’s Clean Energy Strategy 2050. Through this strategy, the government has committed to increasing clean energy in the total energy mix to 50 percent by 2050 and reduce the carbon footprint of power generation by 70 percent. It also seeks to increase consumption efficiency of individuals and corporates by 40 percent.

Here are some numbers to show how duizzle helped over the past year:

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Thanks to all the dubizzlers who helped us save over 2.6 million tons of CO2 emissions last year alone! #WorldEnvironmentDay

Posted by dubizzle on Tuesday, June 5, 2018

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  • Good move by Dubai. It is an inspiration for other cities to become one of the most eco-friendly cities in the world.