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1. Communities lay foundation for future governance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/communities-lay-foundation-for-future-governance

Beyond the spotlight on municipalities due to identified weaknesses in the preparation and implementation stages, a transformative wave is on the horizon for communities set to operate under a new regime starting July 1st....

2. Cyprus adopts ''Pay as You Throw'' system to tackle surging municipal waste

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-adopts-pay-as-you-throw-system-to-tackle-surging-municipal-waste

The Statistical Service of Cyprus reveals a 5% surge in municipal solid waste, reaching 615,000 tonnes in 2022. Per capita waste generation stands at 673 kg, ranking Cyprus the 5th highest in the EU. With 77.5% disposed of in landfills, the nation is gearing up for a "Pay as You Throw" (PAYT) system....

3. Cyprus drowning in trash as stats report more waste, less recycling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-drowning-in-trash-as-stats-report-more-waste-less-recycling

Brace yourselves, Cyprus – we've got a waste problem. The latest data from Eurostat, the EU's number cruncher, shows that in 2022, we each tossed out a whopping 673 kg of municipal waste....

4. Snow-white kitten rescued from garbage and finds home for Christmas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/snow-white-kitten-rescued-from-garbage-and-finds-home-for-christmas

In a heartwarming holiday rescue, a vigilant garbageman saved a two-day-old snow-white kitten, aptly named Tiny Tim, just moments before being crushed in a garbage truck....

5. Dumping dilemma as Cyprus struggles to break the cycle of illegal waste

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dumping-dilemma-as-cyprus-struggles-to-break-the-cycle-of-illegal-waste

The problem of the existence of three illegal dumpsites in the Akamas community area has been trapped in a vicious circle of blame for years....

6. €1,000 per person lost as Cyprus grapples with food waste dilemma

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€1-000-per-person-lost-as-cyprus-grapples-with-food-waste-dilemma

According to the recently released socio-economic impact report by the FOODprint campaign, households in Cyprus generate nearly 48,000 tonnes of food waste annually. ...

7. Road safety concerns and uncontrolled access in Akamas National Forest Park

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/road-safety-concerns-and-uncontrolled-access-in-akamas-national-forest-park

An incident in Akamas involving a four-wheeled motorbike falling off a cliff and injuring the driver has brought attention to the dangerous conditions of the road and the lack of protective measures. ...

8. Cyprus struggles to reduce landfill waste, falling behind targets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-struggles-to-reduce-landfill-waste-falling-behind-targets

Cyprus is facing significant challenges in meeting its municipal waste management and recycling targets, prompting concerns from the European Commission, according to a report on Philenews....

9. Gigantic heap of unused clothing seen from space

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gigantic-heap-of-unused-clothing-seen-from-space

A giant dump of unused fast fashion clothing in Chile's Atacama Desert is now clearly visible to satellites....

10. Cyprus coastline polluted with 0.2 pieces of garbage per square meter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-coastline-polluted-with-0-2-pieces-of-garbage-per-square-meter

There are 0,2 pieces of garbage in every square meter of sand in Cyprus, according to data on coastal marine litter, released by the EU’s EMODNET database, the Head of the Board of Directors of AKTIS Xenia Loizides told the Cyprus News Agency....

11. 'Buy Nothing Project' gaining ground worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/buy-nothing-project-gaining-ground-worldwide

It was not until after Angela Parker, 53, had raced across her north Atlanta neighborhood to nab eight leftover, thick-cut slices of ham with gravy from the porch of someone she didn't know that she began to ask herself some questions. Was it weird to eat a stranger's porch ham? Was it safe? Would the ham be worth it?...

12. EU: Increase of hazardous waste disposal since 2004

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-increase-of-hazardous-waste-disposal-since-2004

Despite EU action to reduce its waste output, the amount of hazardous waste generated in the European Union has continued to increase since 2004 according to the findings of a review published by the European Court of Auditors....

13. Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis Presley's only daughter, dead at 54

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lisa-marie-presley-elvis-presley-s-only-daughter-dead-at-54

Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of rock 'n' roll legend Elvis, has died at the age of 54, her mother has said....

14. 30.5 tons of waste collected by volunteers island-wide in 3 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/30-5-tons-of-waste-collected-by-volunteers-island-wide-in-3-years

A total of 30.5 tons of garbage, mainly plastic, were collected in a course of three years from volunteers all over Cyprus in a campaign titled #potavristou, which means roughly translated "move and help"....

15. Images of loss and abandonment at the Kyrenia Cemetary

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/images-of-loss-and-abandonment-at-the-kyrenia-cemetary

In the center of the city of Kyrenia on the former Gladstonos Avenue, today Iskenderun Caddesi, is the Hellenic Cemetery, a place intended for the eternal rest of Kyrenians who passed away; now it is left to the mercy of the ravages of time and people....

16. Cyprus produced 543,000 tons of solid waste in 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-produced-543-000-tons-of-solid-waste-in-2020

Today, March 18, marks World Recycling Day. It is the day when people around the world raise awareness on the importance of recycling and reuse, which are key to converting waste into resources for a circular economy....

17. Cyprus will cover the cost for the identification of 2,500 bones of missing persons, Photiou says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-will-cover-the-cost-for-the-identification-of-2-500-bones-of-missing-persons-photiou-says

Presidential Commissioner, Photis Photiou, announced that the Republic of Cyprus will release the amount of €1.2 million, for the identification of 2,500 small bones....

18. Passenger soldier dies after car veers into ditch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/passenger-soldier-dies-after-car-veers-into-ditch

A young soldier was killed in a road accident on Thursday after a car driven by an army buddy veered off the road and ended up flipped in a ditch...

19. Powerful message for wildlife after flamingo rescue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/powerful-message-for-wildlife-after-flamingo-rescue

Members of the Chinese community in Cyprus have a powerful message in support of wildlife this week, after a student notified authorities about a trapped pink flamingo in Larnaca’s Salt Lake...

20. Kids murdered in 1974 buried in the north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kids-murdered-in-1974-buried-in-the-north

The remains of eleven children murdered in Cyprus during the summer 1974 events were laid to rest on Monday after they were identified through DNA tests carried out by a bicommunal missing persons committee on the island...

21. Volunteers gathered to pick up garbage in Agros over the weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/volunteers-gather-to-pick-up-garbage-in-agros-over-the-weekend

As part of the "Let's do it! Cyprus 2021" campaign, 50 volunteers and members of NGO's gathered together over the weekend in Agros and managed to fill 25 bags of mixed garbage and 12 bags of PMD materials....

22. Calls to end uncontrolled garbage disposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calls-to-end-uncontrolled-garbage-disposal

Cypriot citizens will once again be burdened with financial sanctions imposed by the EU if regulations against uncontrolled garbage disposal are not implemented....

23. Police warn public following road fatalities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-warn-public-following-road-fatalities

Cyprus Police are pleading with the public in the aftermath of last week’s road fatalities to comply with traffic rules, with officials saying many deadly accidents were preventable...

24. Puppies covered in tar dumped in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/puppies-covered-in-tar-dumped-in-paphos

A volunteer rescue team has been treating two dogs covered in tar inside garbage bags in Paphos, with the town’s mayor vowing to investigate after reports suggested the municipality name was printed on the inside of the plastic heavy duty sacks...

25. Garbage truck driver dies in highway accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/garbage-truck-driver-dies-in-highway-accident

A garbage truck driver was killed in a highway accident on Thursday when his vehicle veered off road and tipped over...

26. Islandwide rollout of 'pay as you throw' programme in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/islandwide-rollout-of-pay-as-you-throw-programme-in-2022

The ‘pay as you throw’ programme is expected to be rolled out across Cyprus next year, President Nicos Anastasiades said Wednesday....

27. Woman critical after home invasion robbery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-hospitalized-after-home-invasion-robbery

A jewelry store owner in Limassol was rushed to the hospital in critical condition after two men, who were staking her out at her penthouse, brutally attacked and robbed her Sunday morning...

28. Man charged in Rottie death in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-charged-in-rottie-death-in-limassol

Police are investigating the death of a Rottweiler days after she was found injured inside a trash can in Limassol, while a local man has been charged in connection with the case...

29. Quarantined students in north put foot down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quarantined-students-in-north-put-foot-down

Turkish Cypriot students who flew to the north on a charter flight were up in arms over quarantine accommodations, while both sides of the island were having a hard time convincing people to comply with quarantine rules...

30. No suspects in dog mass grave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-suspects-in-dog-mass-grave

Police say they have no suspects yet in connection with a mass grave of dog carcasses that was discovered last month in rural Nicosia...

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