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The ‘Green Zone’ at the EDEX Expo was initiated in 2008, which gradually transformed itself to a 365-day operation of EDEX as “EDEX Think Green”.

May 2015 Volume 2 | Issue 1

EDEX Green Pavilion 2015 was held on 21st, 22nd and 23rd January 2015 in parallel to the EDEX Expo 2015. The 7th installment of the country’s premier green exhibition had Green Entrepreneurship as the main theme.

Reduce, Reuse Recycle; commonly known as the ‘3R Concept’ is focused on giving solutions for waste problem in three aspects. The Sri Lankan conservation specialist Ravi De Silva added more value to this by introducing ‘7R’, which is in use by leading organizations like Heritance Kandalama.

International Day for Biological Diversity will be on 22nd May 2015 with the World Environment Day will be on 5th June 2015 with themes concerning Biodiversity and scarcity of essential resources respectively.

Understanding the importance of urging the world leaders to follow sustainable concepts, the 2015 Earth Day was celebrated under the theme “It’s our turn to lead” coinciding with the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings.

Under the Global High Schools category, Royal College’s proposal for a National Green Energy Tech Center could make it to become one of the four finalists at the Zayed Future Energy Prize 2015.


Green Pavilion 2015


Green Pavilion 2015


FEATURE : 7R For Sustainability

‘3R’ and the way forward

Waste.. or is it really Raw Material?

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FEATURE : 7R For Sustainability


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Zayed Future Energy Prize 2014


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EDEX Think Green Newsletter - May 2015 - Volume 2 - Issue I  
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