Latest News for: Malta waste


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.

Old GB number plate stickers can no longer be used abroad

Metro UK 29 Sep 2021
New rules for number plates for UK drivers come into force today (Picture. Getty) ... Critics have blasted it as a waste of money and a ‘slap in the face’ to those proud of being British ... Critics claim the move is ‘a waste of money’ (Picture ... ‘If you are in Spain, Cyprus or Malta, you must display a UK sticker no matter what is on your number plate ... .

Watch: Door-to-door garbage collection will ‘definitely continue’ – Minister Aaron Farrugia

Independent Online 27 Sep 2021
This was in reply to The Malta Independent asking Farrugia about the proposed gradual move towards a point-based waste collection system by the Local Councils' Association (LCA), that would see a network of public waste containers above and/or below ground grouped according to ...

TMID Editorial: Waste collection revolution

Independent Online 25 Sep 2021
The Local Councils Association has come up with a proposal to gradually eliminate door-to-door waste collection. Instead, what it is suggesting is having a network of public waste containers, above and below ground, where waste could be disposed of ... A few years ago, when waste ...

Saving Our Blue campaign collects 13kg of cigarette butts, 3.8kg of microplastics

Independent Online 21 Sep 2021
Through the ‘Saving Our Blue’ campaign a substantial amount of 2,448 kilograms of waste was collected during a number of clean ups around Malta and Gozo, Ambjent Malta said ... Malta joined other countries celebrating World Clean-up Day in an effort to spread the message in favour of a better environment.

Local Councils’ Association wants an end to door-to-door waste collection

Independent Online 20 Sep 2021
... transition towards a resource efficient and circular economy, reduces pressure on Malta’s waste logistics and infrastructure, as well as reduces the country’s dependence on either exporting waste or landfilling – seeing as land availability is limited.

Disabled vet and family given 3-bedroom home in Malta

The Daily Gazette 12 Sep 2021
Jeremy Tobin, top, stands with several of his children, Ravyn, left middle, Phoenix and Cailean, front, outside their newly reconstructed home on Lakeside Avenue in Malta Gardens in Malta Sunday. The project was part of the Malta Veterans Appreciation Program (MVAP) ... MALTA — ...

ERA 'intervenes' on Comino waste reports

Independent Online 04 Sep 2021
... as the source of the waste on Comino ... In the meantime, an assessment of the present litter on Comino is being undertaken by Ambjent Malta, following which a cleanup of the current waste will ensue.

WasteServ set for record year for processed recyclables

Independent Online 02 Sep 2021
The minister explained that in the past year, WasteServ streamlined its operations and managed not only to recover lost ground since the 2017 fires but surpassed WasteServ’s best years since recyclables started being processed in Malta ... The waste management sector in Malta is going through a very exciting period of growth.