YAS Island

Project status
UAE / Residential area

Yas Island is a unique and highly touted project. Located strategically off the city of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, Yas Island is within driving distance to adventures from the capital city of Abu Dhabi or from nearby Dubai.

With construction well on its way since 2007, the entertainment destination of Yas Island will eventually occupy a total land area of 25 km2 with approximately 17 km2 used for development.

The island will play host to numerous attractions, such as a world-class racing circuits, signature hotels, theme parks, marinas, golf courses and much more. Yas Island will cater to the local resident population as well as international tourists. 

The automated waste collection systems handles waste not only from the race track but also from

  • six hotels
  • the marina and yacht club,
  • the theme park, and a
  • golf club
Basic project information
CityAbu Dhabi
Project startup2010
System in operation2011
Basic system data
Type of systemStationary Vacuum System
System subtypeSVS 500
Application areasResidential area
Final capacity per day3 tons per day
Number of fractions2
Number of inlets8
Total metres of pipe1000
Type of wasteGeneral waste / Rest, Food/Organic Waste, Mixed recyclables with paper