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7415 20 Nov 2023

Can Collection Drive at Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai

"Say 'Yes' to Can Recycling, 'No' to Carbon Emissions"

The Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai actively participated in the Can Collection Drive organized by the Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) on November 5, 2023, advocating the theme "Say 'Yes' to Can Recycling, 'No' to Carbon Emissions."

As part of the hotel’s sustainability initiatives led by the Human Resources and Engineering team, the hotel collected 73kg of cans and delivered them to EEG. The campaign aims to spread awareness about the need for waste management and recycling to protect the environment.

Mr. Simon Moore, the General Manager of Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, expressed, “Waste stands as one of the foremost environmental challenges, and it is our responsibility to contribute to the ongoing protection of our environment. We are committed to actively participating in initiatives that promote an eco-friendly and sustainable society, ensuring the longevity of our planet for future generations. Preserving our environment is key to maintaining the safety and health of our planet.”

Since its inception in 1991 in the UAE, EEG has been at the forefront of the environmental conservation and sustainability movement. EEG’s 1st recycling action programme and one of the most successful campaigns is the “Can Collection Campaign” running since 1997. The campaign strives to foster a culture of effective waste management and recycling. It also works continuously to raise awareness about the importance of recycling and resource conservation to preserve nature's delicate balance and nurture a healthier planet for all living beings.


About Millennium & Copthorne Hotels 

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels (M&C) is a London-based global hotel company, which owns, manages and operates over 145 hotels across some 80 locations worldwide. Its properties are in key gateway cities such as London, New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Dubai, Doha, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Singapore and Hong Kong. M&C is the hotel arm of Singapore-listed global real estate company City Developments Limited (CDL). M&C’s global brand – Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR) has four distinct hotel collections — Leng’s Collection, M Collection, Millennium Collection and Copthorne Collection — throughout Asia, Europe, the Middle East, New Zealand and United States. Occupying the best locations around the world, MHR has the perfect address for business and leisure travellers. Listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1996, M&C was delisted on 11 October 2019 following a successful privatisation exercise launched by CDL.

Millennium Hotels & Resorts Middle East & Africa currently operates 44 hotels with almost 15,000 keys in addition to 32 hotels in the pipeline across the region. From a single property in Abu Dhabi, Millennium Hotels & Resorts, Middle East & Africa has expanded into various neighbouring destinations and is now recognised as one of the fastest growing regional hotel management companies in the Middle East & Africa. Along the way, the company has cultivated partnerships with reputable and respected owners.

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