Qatar Green Building Council

Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) is a non-profit, membership-driven organization providing leadership and encouraging collaboration in conducting environmentally sustainable practices for green building design and development in Qatar. Visit our website

QGBC’s Effective Waste Management Strategies

Economic and industrial expansion, the challenge of urbanization and population growth, and a lack of recycling facilities mean that 2.5 million tons of waste is now produced by the state’s residents and companies each year.

No Paper Day Sees Residents Tackle Deforestation

QGBC experts estimate that Qatar’s population uses a total of 5.4 million sheets of A4 paper a day, which translates into the cutting down of a staggering 540 trees. QGBC suggested a variety of useful tips that individuals could adopt in their daily lives to help them stop wasting paper.

Reducing Qatar’s Carbon Footprint

Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) and Solar-Institut Jülich (SIJ) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together on a ground-breaking environmentally sustainable Passivhaus Baytna housing project.