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€10 million in EU funds to be spent on new digital strategy for justice sector

Independent Online 03 Dec 2021
Parliamentary Secretary for European Funds Stefan Zrinzo Azzopardi announced on Friday, that €10 million in EU funds will be invested in the justice sector, which will see the governance in Malta strengthened through the implementation of the newly launched Digital Justice Strategy for the years of 2022-2027.

Waste-to-Energy incinerator: Not the solution for the waste management crisis in Malta

The Malta Independent 02 Dec 2021
... Climate Change and Planning Minister, it is easy to trip over their presentation as the solution for the current waste management crises Malta faces and hence, forget to move up the waste hierarchy pyramid.  ADVERTISEMENT .

PN will make PrEP tablets free, strive to end HIV transmission

Independent Online 01 Dec 2021
"Malta has the highest rate of new ... The Nationalist party committed itself to making Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for free across Malta ... Just as Malta has confronted and managed the current Covid-19 pandemic, there should be no time wasted in managing the HIV issue, said Rapa.

Bottle return scheme: Plans to recover 70% of single use containers next year

Independent Online 25 Nov 2021
The committee’s main objective is to explore and discuss potential measures to mitigate the impacts of this waste stream on the environment, in line with the Construction and Demolition Waste Strategy for Malta 2020-2025 ... end-of-waste aggregates, including Maltese limestone.

A new skip management facility announced at the ECOHIVE complex

Independent Online 23 Nov 2021
A new facility will be maximising the value of bulky waste without taking up any more land at the ECOHIVE Complex in Naxxar, a government statement read ... Minister Farrugia said that this facility will continue improving waste management by moving away from the concept of landfilling ... This facility will be accepting bulky waste from open-topped skips.

Valley clean-up campaign will lead to planting of 1,500 new trees

The Malta Independent 20 Nov 2021
More than 1,500 trees will be planted thanks to the Parks Malta Cleaning Campaign ... Parks Malta committed to planting two trees for every tonne of waste collected ... This campaign was carried out with the support of Parks Malta ... Parks Malta collected 750 tonnes of waste in a few months from a number of valleys.

Gozo hospital made good leap in quality under Steward - minister

Independent Online 31 Oct 2021
The Nationalist Party has been calling for three hospitals currently run by Steward Health Care, to be taken back by government, arguing that millions have been wasted on the concession ... He said that certain services are currently only offered in Malta, like chemotherapy, and he wishes that more services would also be offered in Gozo.

Malta trebles its recycling performance for plastic, Wasteserv says

The Malta Independent 30 Oct 2021
The current year will go down in the history book as a record-breaking turning point in sustainable waste management, Wasteserv said in a statement on Saturday ... Malta moved up from around 10% of plastic waste recovery in 2020 to more than 30% in 2021, a graph released by the agency said.

EU Recycled 41% of Plastic Packaging Waste in 2019 - Eurostat

Urdu Point 27 Oct 2021
... EU recycled 41% of plastic packaging waste ... In comparison, less than one-third of plastic packaging waste was recycled in Malta (11%, 2018 data), France (27%), Ireland (28%), Austria (31%), Poland (32%) and Hungary (33%), the agency's figures show.

60% of youths would rather move to elsewhere in Europe than stay in Malta, survey finds

The Malta Independent 21 Oct 2021
Considering their concerns for the environment, Malta’s youth believe the government should prioritise investing in pollution reduction and waste management, followed by governance and public education ... Considering their concerns for the environment, Malta’s youth ...

A future based on a green economy

The Malta Independent 21 Oct 2021
This investment will work hand-in-hand with other recent reforms in this sector, including the Long-Term Waste Management strategy, to drive the country towards a circular economy with all waste streams being reutilised to their full potential, and move Malta away from over-reliance on landfilling, once and for all.

Without full disclosure, metro public consultation is useless - ADPD

Independent Online 10 Oct 2021
ADPD has emphasised many a time that the enormous expense involved in massive road infrastructure projects at Marsa, Kappara and Central Link are a waste of resources which will solve nothing at all ... The ARUP underground metro signifies millions of cubic metres of excavation waste, which, it is being hinted should go towards land reclamation.

New strategy to minimise construction and demolition waste launched

Independent Online 09 Oct 2021
A new government strategy published on Saturday aims to address and minimise the waste generated by construction and demolition in Malta in a holistic manner ... This will be done always with the aim of minimizing this type of waste as much as possible ... One third of Malta’s waste is generated from construction and demolition projects.


The Saratogian 02 Oct 2021
Saturday, Oct. 2. BLESSING OF ANIMALS ... Snakes are welcome but will, regretfully, be excluded from this offer.) All are welcome! St Peter Lutheran Church, 2776 Hwy 9, across from the Malta Drive-In ... Please visit https.// for full details. MALTA FLEA MARKET ... at the Malta Drive-In, 2785 Rt. 9 in Malta.

Investigations lead to charges for unlawfully killed bull elk and bull moose in north-central Montana

Blaine County Journal 29 Sep 2021
Tyrus Brockie, 22, of Harlem, plead guilty to charges of hunting without a license, waste of a game animal, and hunting without landowner permission in November 2020 for shooting and mortally wounding a bull moose west of Malta ... to waste,” said Malta-area warden Chase Sanderson.