Latest News for: Malta waste


Total amount of generated waste in 2022 up by 4.4 per cent when compared to ...

Independent Online 13 Feb 2024
The total generation of solid waste in Malta during 2022 amounted to 2.6 million tonnes, increasing by 4.4 per cent when compared to 2021 ... taking place in Malta was recorded for inert mineral waste.

Eurostat: Municipal waste increase in Cyprus, country still behind on recycling

Stockwatch 09 Feb 2024
Cyprus was also the country with the fourth smallest amount of waste recycled per person (100 kg), significantly lower than the EU average (249 kg) ... Municipal waste generation varied considerably among the EU members.

Cyprus lagging behind in recycling as municipal waste soars

CyprusMail 09 Feb 2024
In comparison, countries like Austria (516 kg), Denmark (411 kg), and Germany (409 kg) led the way with the highest amounts of recycled waste per person, while Romania (36 kg), Malta (75 kg), and Greece (90 kg) reported the lowest figures ....

Extraction of raw materials to rise by 60% by 2060, says UN report

The Observer 31 Jan 2024
Under the European Green Deal, EU countries’ material and waste footprints are monitored and logged online ... Finland also generates the most waste per person in the EU (20,993kg), while Croatia produces the least (1,483kg).

Alternative transport modes 'have no chance' in Infrastructure Malta’s approach, Rota says

The Malta Independent 29 Jan 2024
Andrew’s Project with Infrastructure Malta CEO Ivan Falzon ... It is not true that there isn’t enough space in Malta for alternative modes of transport, rather that we waste all the available space on cars.”.

European championships: Wasteful Malta disappoints in defeat to Slovenia, will play for 15th place

The Malta Independent 12 Jan 2024
MALTA……………… 8 ... Malta lost against Slovenia in the semi‐final of the 13th to 16th place play‐offs of the European championships, and now Malta has again to face Israel for the 15th place.

Prime Minister encourages Youth Advisory Forum to contribute for the country

The Malta Independent 10 Jan 2024
Abela said that Malta is the place where the aspirations of Maltese and Gozitan youths can be reached ... In terms of irregular immigration, in 2023 Malta relocated and returned more irregular immigrants than there were arrivals.

MMF says Malta must stop pointing fingers and concentrate on solutions on EU shipping emissions tax

The Malta Independent 09 Jan 2024
... situation, with the difference that these countries are not wasting their time on pointing fingers but are concentrating on solutions.  “This is precisely what we must do too.” .

Malta reduces mixed waste by 23 pct in 2023

Xinhua 08 Jan 2024
8 (Xinhua) -- Malta saw a 23 percent reduction in mixed waste in 2023 compared to the previous year, the country's Environment Ministry said on Monday ... Malta reduces mixed waste by 23 pct in 2023.

20,000 tonnes of recyclable waste returned to the circular economy

Independent Online 08 Jan 2024
These results mark WasteServ’s most successful year since its inception in 2002, affirming Malta’s encouraging progress in the implementation of its long-term plans towards sustainable waste management.

Hope for 2024

The Malta Independent 31 Dec 2023
... to see in Malta in 2024 ... Embracing renewable energy, promoting waste reduction, and preserving green spaces are crucial steps towards a greener Malta that goes beyond the odd green-washing project.

Firefighters work to extinguish fire at waste management complex in Maghtab, Malta

Xinhua 23 Dec 2023
Firefighters work to extinguish a fire at a waste management complex in Maghtab, Naxxar, Malta, on Dec ... Firefighters work to extinguish fire at waste management complex in Maghtab, Malta.

ERA approves new plant to convert organic waste to electricity, compost

The Malta Independent 21 Dec 2023
After studying the project’s impacts, ERA confirmed that the new plant will have a net environmental benefit, forming a fundamental component in Malta’s waste management strategy.

TMID Editorial: Protecting our countryside

Independent Online 18 Dec 2023
When it comes to walking around Malta’s green areas, one occasionally comes across sites filled with construction waste, random broken fridges, remnants of BBQs that had taken place but were not cleaned up, and the list goes on.