Qatar adopts 'BiobiN' to produce organic compost Nov 10, 2017 0 1635 12345 CATHERINE W GICHUKIDOHA QATAR has adopted a novel concept to produce organic compost for farmers in Qatar, which will enhance food production in Qatar.Qatar-based Amwaj Services has been given the rights to produce, use and commercialise the Australian concept BiobiN, which is about recycling food waste to produce organic compost.Amwaj Services started its pilot project in this regard in Mesaeeid a year ago and now it has started implementing the concept in other areas as well. The project was at Hospitality Qatar, which concluded on Thursday.Speaking to Qatar Tribune, Amwaj Services HSE Supervisor Florin Moisuc said that currently they were recycling food waste that came from central kitchens of their clients like Qatar Petroleum, RasGas, Qatar Gas and Qatar Steel. "After recycling, we produce manure for agriculture which is 100 percent organic. We use it in our gardens, football course and trees among others," he said.He said that the organic matter that is recycled include food scraps and peels; cake, biscuit and bread; coffee ground and teabags; meat scraps, fats and bones; seafood scraps and oyster shells; egg and egg shells; cheese and yoghurt; citrus; hair; flowers, herbs and plants; paper towel; shredded paper and tissue; and certified decomposable plastic.He added that different foods are recycled whether cooked or raw in addition to fruits and vegetables. Moisuc further pointed out that they will soon start producing the manure for the Qatari firms. He added that the farmers in Qatar are positive about the manure. Talking about the benefits of this organic manure, Moisuc, said,"The compost can help increase production at farms," he said.The official said that one bin can hold six to eight tonnes of compost. Pages 1234 POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES PM visits MoTC, takes stock of projects Nov 10, 2017 0 618 European Jazz Fest at Katara starts on a high note Nov 10, 2017 0 381 Emir issues Emiri Order No. 3 of 2017 Nov 10, 2017 0 207 'A Gulf nation's ministry involved in QNA hacking' Tribune News Network Doha A ministry in a GCC country has been found to be involved in the hacking of Qatar News Agency (QNA), the Attorney General HE Dr Ali bin Fetais al Marri has revealed. Appearing in Al Jazeera TV's .. QA raises weight allowance for domestic pets, reduces charges Tribune News Network DOHA QATAR Airways has responded to demand from passengers seeking to transport their pets around the world by reducing the price to the lowest rates ever into and out of Doha. As the only airline that .. Construction on Dukhan Highway East project THE Public Works Authority, 'Ashghal', has announced that it will close the access point from Uhud Street to Al Luqta Street for six weeks in order to complete the construction of new eastbound lanes on the Dukhan .. Sealine Clinic to be open on weekends Dr Hamid Ghareeb, consultant at HMC's Medical Administration Department and medical supervisor of the Sealine Medical Clinic, said the clinic will operate every weekend during the camping season. It will remain .. Many new members in Shura Council The newly-appointed members of the Shura Council are: Youssuf Mohammed Youssuf al Obaidan, Ismail Mohammed Shareef al Emadi, Ahmed Abdullah Zaid al Mahmoud, Abdurrahman Youssuf Abdurrahman al Khulaifi, Youssuf ..