Dubai Municipality has launched the third phase of unused religious book collection
through different mosques in Bur Dubai. The Municipality had collected 40 containers of
books and other religious print materials in its previous campaigns.
The project, organized by the Municipality and Islamic Affairs & Charitable Activities
Department, has been progressing in ten mosques in Bur Dubai area with a target of 10
containers’ collection in the third phase.
Eng. Abdul Majeed Sifai, Director of Waste Management Department said that the project
is aimed at safe and eco-friendly disposal of unused religious publications which have
contents from Holy Quran and Hadith. The initiative will help the public to protect religious
publications from throwing in waste bins.
“All mosques in Dubai will be provided such collection containers, and Imams are requested
to encourage public to use these facilities,” he added.
The collected materials will be recycled/disposed according to Islamic principles by Eco-