Industrial solid waste disposal in Dubai, UAE: A study in economic geography

Saif Al-Qaydi

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9 Citations (Scopus)


This paper examines the Dubai government's role in handling industrial solid waste generated from increased industrial activities. It surveys the geographical distribution of solid waste treatment facilities in Dubai, the types of wastes, their collection, transportation, and treatment. Overall, this study evaluates government efforts to manage industrial solid waste and to provide treatment facilities that will encourage international companies to do business in the area.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)140-148
Number of pages9
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2006
Externally publishedYes


  • Dubai
  • Economy
  • Environment
  • Geography
  • Industry
  • Solid waste

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Development
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Urban Studies
  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management


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