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ADPD seeks capping on tourism, tax on empty property, secretary general says

The Malta Independent 01 Oct 2023
The two-party system in Malta does not work, and more voices are needed in the Maltese Parliament as well as in the European Parliament, ADPD secretary general Ralph Cassar said ... The General Secretary was asked what the ADPD would do to address the waste and energy management situation in Malta.

Highly-protected osprey shot near Buskett – BirdLife

The Malta Independent 29 Sep 2023
Years back a 3pm curfew protected these birds from being hunted down as they arrive to Malta to rest for the night ... Current government policies in Malta are wasting away such European efforts simply to appease a hunting lobby to kill more of such species.

No half-baked measures: NGOs want Blue Lagoon to be de-commercialised

Independent Online 15 Sep 2023
We can celebrate that the public pressure exerted last summer successfully abolished deckchairs from the jetty and beach, reduced the number of allowed deckchairs overall, and improved the waste collection ... BirdLife Malta ... Friends of the Earth Malta ... Nature Trust Malta – FEE. Ramblers Association Malta.

TMID Editorial: The sorry state of Malta

The Malta Independent 12 Sep 2023
Malta is in a sorry state ... The Times of Malta recently reported that one of the people who received illicit disability money says a Labour Party canvasser and a ... Take the sorry state of waste in Malta ... The sorry state of the aesthetic of Malta’s towns is there for all to see.

Former waste treatment site in Marsascala to be transformed into a national park

The Malta Independent 11 Sep 2023
Malta is moving away from its traditional dependence on landfills and towards modern ... WasteServ continues to push forward its green circular economy agenda as it implements the largest-ever investment at half a billion euro in Malta’s waste management infrastructure. .

St Julian’s infrastructure already cannot cope; more high-rises will make situation worse – mayor

The Malta Independent 10 Sep 2023
The situation is already serious, but it will become worse since more towers are being built and others are planned, he said in an interview with The Malta Independent on Sunday. Whether it is traffic, waste collection and sewage services, the infrastructure in St Julian’s is under great pressure.

A mammoth task for the MCESD

The Malta Independent 09 Sep 2023
This is clearly showing, and the authorities cannot just sit and watch, doing nothing while precious lives are being wasted. Boasting about Malta’s economic growth and performance when compared to other EU countries is not enough ... Malta is in dire need of a long-term, sustainable economic vision which must be agreed between the social partners.

Government needs to start taking the waste issue seriously, PN says

The Malta Independent 04 Sep 2023
The Opposition said that Minister Miriam Dalli’s lack of denial of the belief that freezing waste would benefit Malta and Gozo is a clear sign of the government’s failure to arrive at the root of the problem.

Waste from electrical and electronic equipment

The Malta Independent 03 Sep 2023
Electrical and Electronic waste, commonly known as Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE), is a mounting environmental concern, both in Malta and worldwide ... With respect to the local context, from 2004 to 2010, the annual waste generated in Malta declined from its peak.

Franco Debono calls on Wasteserv CEO to resign after suggestion to freeze organic waste

The Malta Independent 30 Aug 2023
Richard Bilocca’s suggestion on an episode of Xtra on Tuesday prompted raised eyebrows and some backlash as well as Malta faces a significant waste management problem ... Throwing the organic waste away with the black bag is not a solution ... He said that failing this, the “biggest protest in Malta’s history” should be organised.

Sliema residents flock to protest, angry over waste, filth and rats in Sliema

The Malta Independent 29 Aug 2023
"Waste collection has decreased ... He also told The Malta Independent that he recognised some faces who he remembers to have put out the wrong waste bag on some days at this protest, saying so to imply that those residents should point a finger towards themselves if they are doing wrong, not just towards imposing authorities.

‘There must be an investigation’ into whistleblower’s allegations, Grech says

The Malta Independent 27 Aug 2023
A former Labour Party activist made certain allegations in a court application as part of a corruption case centred around the top officials at Transport Malta ... Identity Malta has denied the allegations and said that the man's residence permit in Malta was not revoked but was not renewed by himself.

Malta as seen by a foreigner: ‘constant construction site’, ‘traffic jams’, ‘no safe spaces’

Independent Online 22 Aug 2023
Malta is a “constant construction site” where “sudden traffic jams happen” and kids have “no safe spaces” ... "Should you come to Malta in 2023? My answer is no".

TMID Editorial: Malta’s waste crisis

The Malta Independent 12 Aug 2023
... illustrate the dire situation with regards to waste management that the country is going through.

TMID Editorial: Garbage and dumping

Independent Online 08 Aug 2023
As for collecting this garbage, one hopes that when reports of such dumping come in, the authorities are endeavouring to collect that waste on the day, and not leave it there. On a separate note, one must also point out the times that waste collection occurs around the island ... We need better waste collection procedures in Malta.