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1. Presidential Palace achieves 'zero waste' milestone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/presidential-palace-achieves-zero-waste-milestone

The Presidential Palace has become the first government building in Cyprus to receive the "Zero Waste to Landfill" certification, setting a strong environmental example for the nation....

2. Ministry takes action against illegal dumping sites fueling fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-takes-action-against-illegal-dumping-sites-fueling-fires

The big fire in Paphos has exposed some major issues: not only were the firefighting resources inadequate, but it also showed the government's long-standing negligence regarding illegal fires. ...

3. 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....

4. Paphos mayor alleges ETEK negligence in SAPA fallout

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paphos-mayor-alleges-etek-negligence-in-sapa-fallout

Fresh revelations have emerged in the ongoing SAPA scandal following intense scrutiny in the Parliamentary Committee on Institutions....

5. Over 215M COVID vaccines trashed, €4B down the drain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-over-215m-covid-vaccines-trashed-€4b-down-the-drain

In a concerning revelation, European countries have disposed of more than 215 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, originally procured at the peak of the pandemic....

6. A deep dive into food waste solutions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-deep-dive-into-food-waste-solutions

A third of all food produced is never eaten, meanwhile millions go hungry. What can be done? Here are six simple solutions to food waste....

7. Righas Imports at the Cyprus Cocktail Festival 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/righas-imports-at-the-cyprus-cocktail-festival-2023

The 4th Cyprus Cocktail Festival, part of the Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit, is delighted to announce the participation of Righas Imports with sugar cane straws in the festival. This event is scheduled to take place on October 17, 2023, at the Municipal Garden of Nicosia, starting at 19:00....

8. Cows' fate exposes sinister 'Forever Chemicals''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cows-fate-exposes-sinister-forever-chemicals

Despite their name, “forever chemicals” haven’t been widely understood for very long –– by most members of the public, at least....

9. Two migrant children among the dead from Evros fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-migrant-children-among-the-dead-from-evros-fires

Eighteen people died in the village of Avantas in Evros, northeastern Greece, where fires raged on Tuesday for a fourth straight day, along with dozens of new blazes....

10. 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....

11. Proper disposal of medical waste needed to prevent wastewater contamination

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/proper-disposal-of-medical-waste-needed-to-prevent-wastewater-contamination

Improper disposal of unused or expired medicines, whether in waste bins or down drains, poses significant risks, according to the Environment Department and Dr. Nikolas Dietis,...

12. €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. ...

13. The 24-hour solution to plastic waste

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-24-hour-solution-to-plastic-waste

Researchers at The University of Texas in Austin discovered an enzyme that eats plastic fast, and scientists think it could revolutionize how we deal with waste....

14. 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....

15. 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....

16. First Lady launches initiative to convert Presidential Palace into 'Zero Waste to Landfill' building

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-lady-launches-initiative-to-convert-presidential-palace-into-zero-waste-to-landfill-building

First Lady Philippa Karsera Christodoulides and Environment Commissioner Maria Panayiotou presented their joint initiative on Monday to transform the Presidential Palace into a Zero Waste to Landfill building. The initiative aligns with World Earth Day, celebrated on April 22nd....

17. The unintended consequence: How Our online history built the AI industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-unintended-consequence-how-our-online-history-built-the-ai-industry

The AI boom is built on data, the data comes from the internet, and the internet came from us....

18. Cypriots buy more food than needed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-buy-more-food-than-needed

A recent report has found that Cypriots have a tendency to purchase more food than they actually need, leading to unnecessary waste and higher expenses...

19. Mr. Kadis: 'The goal is to recycle 70% of construction and demolition waste'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mr-kadis-the-goal-is-to-recycle-70-of-construction-and-demolition-waste

Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis stated in his address at the "Workshop for the presentation of an innovative robotic method of separating waste from construction and demolition" that the goal is for at least 70% of the waste generated from construction and demolition to be recycled....

20. Cyprus 7th in the EU in generating waste

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-7th-in-the-eu-generating-waste

The total amount of municipal solid waste generated in Cyprus in 2021 stood at 570 thousand tonnes compared to 543 thousand tonnes in 2020, recording an increase of 5%....

21. Remains of four resistance fighters returned to relatives

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/remains-of-four-resistance-fighters-returned-to-relatives

The remains of four resistance fighters killed during the 1974 coup in Cyprus were identified recently and will be returned to their families who were briefed on Wednesday by Commissioner Photis Photiou and his associate Xenophon Kallis....

22. Mario Nava: 'Energy can strengthen the connection between the two communities'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mario-nava-energy-can-strengthen-the-connection-between-the-two-communities

In an interview with Kathimerini, Mario Nava touches on a number of issues with regard to the Cyprus Problem, including how trade between the two communities is the only answer to smuggling, the progress in the implementation of the Halloumi case and the role of the EU in future Cyprus talks....

23. Plastic waste could be a thing of the past thanks to a new enzyme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plastic-waste-could-be-a-thing-of-the-past-thanks-to-a-new-enzyme

Plastic waste dumped in landfills could be cleared sooner than expected after engineers developed an enzyme that can break it down in just a few hours....

24. 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....

25. Greece and Cyprus generate over 500 kg municipal waste per person

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-and-cyprus-generate-over-500-kg-municipal-waste-per-person

Greece and Cyprus generated more than half a tonne of municipal waste per person according to the latest data published by Eurostat at 525 kg and 609 kg for 2020....

26. 8.9 million to help Cyprus improve waste management

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/8-9-million-to-help-cyprus-improve-waste-management

The EC is contributing 8.9 million euros to support a clean energy transition in Cyprus. ...

27. Shoes Made From Coffee Grounds and Recycled Plastic Bottles Are Not Only Waterproof But Super Comfy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/shoes-made-from-coffee-grounds-and-recycled-plastic-bottles-are-not-only-waterproof-but-super-comfy

Your morning coffee could be used to make a pair of sneakers, a Finnish startup reveals. Rens makes new kicks from old coffee, cutting back on waste in terms of space in landfills and methane emissions....

28. Feeding your dogs insects can help fight climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/feeding-your-dogs-insects-can-help-fight-climate-change

Many pet owners reflexively bark “No!” when their dog or cat prepares to feast on a bug. But despite what scientists call the “yuck factor,” insects could be a sustainable secret ingredient for the booming pet food industry....

29. 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....

30. 642kg of waste per person in 2019 in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/642kg-of-waste-per-person-in-2019-in-cyprus

Almost 225 million tonnes of municipal waste was generated in the EU in 2019, according to data released Tuesday by Eurostat....

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