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Twenty-eight GCC SERVICES Dubai Office staff members joined hundreds of volunteers from schools, government offices, private companies and organizations in the mass UAE community event “Clean-Up UAE Campaign 2014” at Ras Al Khaimah, behind Sheikh Khalifa Hospital on 09 Dec 2014.

The event in Ras Al Khaimah was under the patronage and in the presence of H.E. Engr. Sheikh Salem bin Sultan bin Saqr Al Qasimi - President of the RAK Civil Aviation. The campaign began with hoisting the Clean-Up UAE flag, followed by a performance by the Ras Al Khaimah police military band and an opening speech by Mrs. Habiba Al Mar’ashi, Chairperson of Emirates Environmental Group (EEG).

The clean-up at Ras Al Khaimah included 1,200 participants equipped with cotton gloves and biodegradable plastic bags, dedicated to collecting the trash discarded in the area. A total of one ton of trash was successfully collected at Ras Al Khaimah ranging from picnic ware, to car parts and tires. The clean-up UAE intiative is a nationwide campaign that aim to create awareness among the local community about environmental issues with special emphasis on waste management waste reduction and recycling.

GCC SERVICES proudly did its part to clean-up the environment.