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A Noble Initiative unites many Youth and Children in UAE

February 5, 2013

Digging, Planting, Learning during UAE National Environment Week 2013  

SynergY celebrates UAE National Environment Week 2013 by planting trees at TADWEER

Dubai, UAE, February 2nd 2013

Socially Yearning Network for Environment, Reach-out, Growth Youth, a group of young students from various institutions across U.A.E. have been working with the sole purpose to support various environment and sustainable future trepidation.

SynergY is the initiative started by none other than Simran Vedvyas –a Youth Activist from UAE, who has been actively promoting the need to act now by convening, converging and collaborating since over a year now. Twice the Winner of Hamdan Awards for Distinguished Academic Performance in 2012 and 2009 and also twice winner of Sharjah Educational Award for Excellence 2012 and 2008.  Simran has shouldered a big responsibility of this noble cause which will inspire and motivate many students to gain a more sustainable society.  Simran believes that this may not be an easy initiative but her efforts will help many students and youth who are talented and have the motivation to make a mark by the work they do.

Simran Vedvyas, the founder of SynergY is also UAE’s youngest Torch Bearer who brought pride to the nation by carrying the London Olympic Torch 2012 reaffirmed the pledge by saying – ‘We youth are the next Champions.  The Challenge today is to adopt more sustainable lifestyles. Each one of us has a responsibility to live peacefully without jeopardizing the natural resources. We need to act now by convening, converging and collaborating’. Simran a student of UAE is well known in the community today for her contribution to environment, societal uplift, education and health support initiatives.

Shored up by Tadweer, the Echo of the Environment and Dubai Municipality, together celebrated the U.A.E. National Environment Day 2013 on Saturday making the best use of their day-off from schools, by planting trees and taking a tour of TADWEER facility; getting a better insight into waste management and pledging to contribute their best by advocating that everyone must adopt an Eco-lifestyle.

Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, every year the country marks the National Environment Day on February 4 to highlight and galvanize public action and awareness about one of the key environmental issues in the UAE.  The National Environment Day supports the spirit of individual and collective initiatives and responsibility among all segments of the society on environmental issues.

Dubai is a leading city that is committed to raise the environmental quality standards by generating initiatives and best practices across the region.  Towards this direction, Tadweer is the first company in the region to pioneer in waste management solution applications for producing alternative fuel and green products and also to support environment leadership.

Touring the factory, the youngsters got an opportunity to see the process of solid waste sorting and recycling, understanding the sorting process and end products.  This event is a testimony of Tadweer’s mission that goes beyond the commercial purposes and aims at creating and establishing a quality environment through educational partnerships and leadership, increasing waste reduction, recycling and resource conservation. Such innovative participation will certainly put UAE on the path of zero waste generation, and will turn solid waste from a burden to a resource and also contribute in reducing carbon foot print.

Reported and Submitted by:

Simran Vedvyas

Founder and Chairperson- SynergY Synergy with 2

www.about.me/simranvedvyas.com

If you are interested to join this network, write to synergyouth@outlook.com

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