Latest News for: Malta waste


Join the crowd to turn the tide on ocean plastic pollution

The Malta Independent 07 Jul 2024
... to help purchase an ocean plastics recycling machine for Żibel, a registered voluntary organisation and eNGO working to reduce Malta's waste and restore the island's natural environment.

TMID Editorial: Recycling and pending issues

Independent Online 06 Jul 2024
Recycling has really taken off in Malta, which is great for the environment, but issues still remain ... “It is clear that the public is a firm believer in the benefits of proper waste management ... Keeping Malta clean takes a collective effort.

Recycling rates almost tripled over the past decade – WasteServ

The Malta Independent 03 Jul 2024
It said that Malta registers record numbers in sustainable waste disposal ... "In addition, when compared to the same period last year, Malta registered a 12% increase in the collection of organic waste during the first six months of 2024.

EU Commission opens three infringement procedures against Malta

Independent Online 23 May 2024
Infringement procedures have been opened by the European Commission against Malta over issues relating to environmental justice, energy efficiency and the digital economy ... nature, waste management and water policy.".

TMID Editorial: Years lost

Independent Online 21 May 2024
or perhaps at least be in the stages of construction by now? So much time has been wasted, so much time has been lost. The President of the Medical Association of Malta, Martin Balzan, had told The ...

Mt Carmel’s acute psychiatry services to move to Mater Dei’s former psychiatric ward this year

Independent Online 20 May 2024
The President of the Medical Association of Malta (MAM) Martin Balzan said in an interview with The Malta Independent on Sunday that the country has wasted 11 years of investment for health ...

ECOHIVE Academy opens its door: an innovative educational hub to promote sustainable practices

Independent Online 06 May 2024
A new interactive and educational centre situated within the Marsaskala Family Park has opened its door to the general public, welcoming all those interested in learning more about Malta’s waste management systems and good practices.

Opposition ‘stagnated and politically bankrupt’ – Glenn Bedingfield

Independent Online 05 May 2024
We are not a perfect government, he said in an interview with The Malta Independent on Sunday, and we have our faults ... One must safeguard Malta’s interests and the PN MEPs are not doing this.

Dr Juice unveils Malta’s first locally produced, reusable and fully recyclable cups

The Malta Independent 03 May 2024
Dr Juice on Thursday unveiled Malta’s first fully circular reusable and recyclable cups that will be produced, used, and recycled on the island ... In Malta, this translates to a staggering 100,000 tonnes of waste annually.

WasteServ’s glass sorting line nearing completion

Independent Online 29 Apr 2024
... says will nearly triple its existing processing capacity, is nearing completion, "marking a significant step forward in Malta's commitment to sustainable waste management practices," a statement read.

Mosta square project was 'a great waste of money' – Edwin Vassallo

Independent Online 29 Apr 2024
Independent MEP candidate and former Mosta mayor Edwin Vassallo described the Mosta square infrastructural project to partially pedestrianise one of the busiest areas in the heart of the island, as a “great waste of money.”.

Sant’Antnin plant 'on track' to blossom into recreational green park, WasteServ says

Independent Online 12 Apr 2024
WasteServ remains committed to advancing its green circular economy agenda, exemplified by its ongoing implementation of Malta's largest-ever investment in waste management infrastructure, totalling half a billion euros.

BirdLife request to stop opening of spring hunting season rejected

Independent Online 09 Apr 2024
“It is nothing but vile for extremists to persist in abusing and wasting the time of our Courts following two similar Court decisions that threw out Birdlife Malta's warped arguments, as also did a referendum,” the group said.

WasteServ files response to legal challenge regarding waste-to-energy plant

Independent Online 08 Apr 2024
"While WasteServ regrets that the filing of the appeal will hold up the implementation of a project which is essential for Malta's environment and waste management goals, it awaits the outcome of the ...

TMID Editorial: Illegal hunting, smuggling and trapping

Independent Online 02 Apr 2024
There are other voluntary organisations, like the Malta Ranger Unit, who also patrol the countryside and post about, for instance, illegal trapping, waste in the countryside, and other environmental crimes.

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