CELEBRATE GLOBAL RECYCLING DAY EVERYDAY WITH THE UAE’S FIRST RECYCLING APP – RECAPP! RECYCLING BECOMES EASY AND REWARDFUL.
~ Enjoy a sustainable life, starting today, with RECAPP – Veolia’s free of charge recycling app
17th of March, Abu Dhabi: This Global Recycling day, take a pledge to protect the environment from the comfort of your home with RECAPP. Veolia is pleased to officially announce the launch of RECAPP in Abu Dhabi, a free digital service to arrange the collection of your recyclables at your doorstep. Make a point each time you recycle, you will get rewarded for your responsible behaviors.
RECAPP is a recycling app designed by Veolia for on-demand, door-to-door collection service of your recyclables. With RECAPP, your recycling actions will be made easy and will be incentivized. To incentivize responsible behavior, each time a user recycles, points will be rewarded vouchers which can later be redeemed through select RECAPP partners.
The RECAPP team ensures that all queries regarding recycling and recyclable products are resolved, along with access to tips and videos to help each user become a ‘super recycler’.
RECAPP enables a free of charge collection service of recyclable items generated by individuals such as plastic bottles and aluminum cans, with just a click of a button – and without the hassle of stepping out. Since its soft launch in November 2020, RECAPP has already gathered a community of 1000 eco-warriors in Abu Dhabi, and more than 2,5 tonnes of plastics and cans being recycled.
Jérôme VIRICEL, General Manager Recapp, said: “RECAPP provides people with the tool they need – at their fingertips – to take charge of their green journey and make sure that their recyclables are properly recycled for the benefit of their community. By using RECAPP, everybody will be putting their neighborhood on the path to becoming a more sustainable, faster-growing community. Recapp is a major step for communities in the development of a Circular economy in the UAE. We truly appreciate our early adopters for spreading the RECAPP reflex and contributing to build an Eco-conscious community in Abu Dhabi.”
Veolia group is the global leader in optimized resource management. With nearly 179,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions which contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and to replenish them. In 2019, the Veolia group supplied 98 million people with drinking water and 67 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 45 million megawatt hours of energy and treated 50 million metric tons of waste. Veolia Environment (listed on Paris Euronext: VIE) recorded consolidated revenue of €27.189 billion in 2019 (USD 29.9 billion).