Plastic waste generated in Malta doubles within just one year
The total generation of plastic waste in 2016, excluding plastic disposed of together with other materials, totalled 8,714 tonnes, an increase of 108.2% over 2015
Transforming trash and inspiring creativity through fashion
The national waste campaign – Don’t waste waste – held a trash fashion show last Friday inviting schools to showcase fashion made from trash with the grand prize...
[WATCH] ‘Each year I see the lampuka catch decline. Only the price of fish keeps us going’

Lampuka season, ahoy! Fishermen gear up for weeks of hard work to reel in one of Malta’s favourite fishes

Lampuka season, ahoy! Fishermen gear up for weeks of...

Brine and trucks: Qala’s concerns on reactivation of Hondoq desalination plant

The Qala Council is calling for more comprehensive studies to ensure the protection of the sea grasses, which keep the ecology of the beach in balance

The Qala Council is calling for more comprehensive studies...

Stop feeding tuna before they are full, EIA on Malta ranch suggests

The EIA warns of a series of negative environmental impacts as a result of...

The EIA warns of a series of negative environmental impacts...

Lidl Malta to replace disposable plastic items with sustainable alternatives by 2019

The company will be replacing plastic plates, glasses and cutlery with alternatives made from recyclable material 

The company will be replacing plastic plates, glasses and...

More protected trees, woodland areas and higher infringement fines with new law

New trees and woodlands law introduces revised penalty system, protects more species and tree areas • Environment Minister says record number of...

New trees and woodlands law introduces revised penalty...

Life of quarries near Megalithic temples ‘extended’ with mobile crusher

Mobile crusher will compact construction waste and prolong eyesore’s lifespan

Mobile crusher will compact construction waste and prolong...

Closing down Sant’Antnin, ‘requires new waste management system, culture change’

Closing down Sant’Antnin won’t just require a new facility but also a culture change in how waste at home is separated and disposed of

Closing down Sant’Antnin won’t just require a...

Decommissioning of Birzebbugia fuel tanks starts today

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said it was unacceptable for the country to still...

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said it was unacceptable for...

FAA calls on political parties to consider environment in electoral manifestos

The activist group said that the protection of the environment should be entrenched in the Constitution and citizens given the right to sue government when it...

The activist group said that the protection of the...

Malta registers largest drop in carbon emissions across EU

Malta registered a decrease of 18.2% in carbon dioxide emissions in 2016,...

Malta registered a decrease of 18.2% in carbon dioxide...

Swieqi lane resurfacing required no planning permission

Planning Authority rejects Swieqi council's criticism that it had failed to...

Planning Authority rejects Swieqi council's criticism...

Cruise liners: lucrative but poisoning business

Cruise ships often berthing in harbours in close proximity to dense urban areas...

Cruise ships often berthing in harbours in close proximity...

AD: No real need for commercial zone in Wied Incita

The green party said that it would make more sense for the applicant to first...

The green party said that it would make more sense for the...

Police officer accompanied poacher on illegal hunting trip

Several birds are still being shot at in the Maltese countryside although the...

Several birds are still being shot at in the Maltese...

[WATCH] Masked poachers caught red-handed, 20 to face charges

Poachers wearing masks 'like bank robbers' to avoid identification...

Poachers wearing masks 'like bank robbers' to avoid...

Studies still ongoing for relocation of tuna pens

‘There currently is no specific site for the North Aquaculture Zone’

‘There currently is no specific site for the North...

Agreement reached with seven quarry owners for dumping of construction waste

Seven quarry operators will be offered fiscal incentives in return for using the quarries for the dumping of construction waste

Seven quarry operators will be offered fiscal incentives in...

Students' report proposes controversial changes to environmental law

A proposal paper on the future of environmental law considers a number of bold...

A proposal paper on the future of environmental law...

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