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WasteServ registers record year in municipal waste recycling

Independent Online 05 Dec 2023
In 2023 WasteServ will succeed in producing a record 20,000 tonnes of recyclable waste, the company said ... All this will effectively contribute to Malta's improved standing in the EU scoresheets as the ECOHIVE strategy starts bearing its first fruits." ... "Moreover, works on Malta's waste-to-energy plant are expected to commence next year.".

PN says transport and infrastructure sector ‘filled with failures’, that mass transport is solution

Independent Online 27 Nov 2023
"Infrastructure Malta is not being led the way it should be led," Callus said ... He said that government is unjust for denying Malta an authority which truly plans ... He reiterated that government was unjust with Malta and 20-year-old Jean Paul Sofia's parents by "wasting" nine months insisting that a public inquiry was not necessary.

National discussion on how to upgrade Malta’s infrastructure an ‘important need’ – economist

Independent Online 26 Nov 2023
An EY partner leading the economic advisory team, Chris Meilak, said that there is an important need for a national discussion on how to upgrade Malta’s infrastructure, both in terms of quantity and quality ... He was asked about Malta’s rapid economic growth in the last 10 years, which has been primarily based on increasing the population.

TMID Editorial: Recycling and the waste collection issue

Independent Online 24 Nov 2023
Just this week, it was announced that BCRS Malta Ltd, the licensed operator of the national Beverage Container Refund Scheme, celebrated one year of the scheme ... When talking about recycling, however, one must also mention waste collection in Malta ... There are some serious waste ...

TMID Editorial: A better balance in favour of quality of life must be struck

Independent Online 10 Nov 2023
St Julian’s mayor Guido Dalli meanwhile highlighted the waste issue which was at the centre of significant focus over the course of last summer ... The core of this of course is enforcement which, like anything else in Malta, remains sorely lacking. The fact is that any issue related to peak tourist season in Malta is only set to intensify.

ERA Board approves two applications for waste facilities

The Malta Independent 10 Nov 2023
The ERA Board has considered and approved two authorisations for improvements and extensions to existing waste facilities, the authority said Friday.

EU proposes new rules to repair defective products

The Malta Independent 02 Nov 2023
As a result, this promises to reduce waste and increase the circularity of products ... The Malta Chamber Policy Executive (Sustainability) Gabby Grech Larsson delivered the organisation's perspective on the proposal, seeing it as a key way to reduce product waste and contribute towards the circular economy in Malta.

Procurement procedure for waste-to-energy facility 'transparent and robust', Wasteserv says

Independent Online 02 Nov 2023
in its appeal over the awarding of the contract for Malta’s waste-to-energy facility, maintaining that every aspect of the procurement process was properly adjudicated and above board ... of the plant, which, once complete, will cause a seismic shift in how Malta manages waste.

Budget 2024: Plans to publish national strategy for protection, appropriate treatment of animals

The Malta Independent 30 Oct 2023
At the same time, the minister said that Interconnect Malta is carrying out various technical studies, financial and legislative, to trigger the process for development of these projects with government's goal being that in the first months of next year, the next the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire will be published (PQQ).

PM, Opposition Leader give opposing views on country’s economic vision following EY survey

Independent Online 25 Oct 2023
Opposition Leader Bernard Grech said, on the other hand, that there is now the general consensus that Malta must “stop wasting valuable time” and rise to do all that is necessary to change the current economic model ... Youths continue to pursue relocation outside of Malta,” Grech said.

Magisterial inquiries

The Malta Independent 15 Oct 2023
In this respect Malta follows continental European Law, mainly French and Italian Law ... This will ease the Police’s task of having to hand deliver all notifications to the residence of the interested persons concerned, cut on expenses and waste of time, and allow the Police to focus more on their duties.

Paprec consortium chosen as preferred bidder for waste-to-energy facility

The Malta Independent 13 Oct 2023
The procurement process for Malta’s waste-to-energy facility is in its final stage with a recommended bidder selected to build and operate the plant for 20 years being announced, Wasteserv said Friday ... economy in the waste management field, the agency said.

New fines related to waste collection come into force on Sunday

Independent Online 12 Oct 2023
Mandatory waste separation regulations were introduced in Malta last April, as ERA launched a six-month educational campaign to help the public gradually adapt to this new waste management system ... Through the Long-Term Waste Management Plan 2021-2030, Malta is working to reduce landfilling to 10% of total municipal waste by 2035.