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15 July, 2024
 

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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 unveils bold plan to combat illegal waste dumping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-unveils-bold-plan-to-combat-illegal-waste-dumping

Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, Maria Panayiotou, has announced a multifaceted strategy to combat the island's persistent issue of illegal waste dumping, unveiling the initiative under the banner #wastefreecyprus....

3. Cyprus invests €3.2M in 50 green kiosks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-invests-€3-2m-in-50-green-kiosks

Today, Cyprus marked a significant step forward in its environmental efforts with the signing of a contract for the supply and installation of 50 prefabricated Green Kiosks across its mountainous and remote regions. ...

4. 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....

5. Hapag-Lloyd takes green stride by recycling 'Mississauga Express'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/hapag-lloyd-takes-green-stride-by-recycling-mississauga-express

According to a report by Andreas Karamitis, published in Kathimerini's Sunday edition, one of the major shipping companies, Hapag-Lloyd, has announced the recycling of its merchant ship, the ''Mississauga Express,''...

6. Over 1,000 tons of discarded tires pile up across Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-1-000-tons-of-discarded-tires-pile-up-across-cyprus

Today, more than 1,000 tons of tires lie scattered in open spaces throughout Cyprus, posing a significant problem for the environment and public health....

7. 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....

8. Atterbury Europe unveils green vision for Limassol Mall

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/atterbury-europe-unveils-green-vvision-for-limassol-mall

In a groundbreaking move towards a sustainable and environmentally friendly future, Atterbury Europe is set to revolutionize the construction and operation of the proposed Mall of Limassol. ...

9. 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....

10. Producers and importers join forces to tackle tobacco product waste

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/producers-and-importers-join-forces-to-tackle-tobacco-product-waste

Producers and importers of tobacco products with filters have embarked on a significant environmental initiative, aligning themselves with the European Directive 2019/904/EU....

11. The toxic side of Cyprus' mushroom gathering

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-toxic-side-of-cyprus-mushroom-gathering

Mushroom enthusiasts in the mountainous regions of Cyprus have been treated to a bountiful mushroom-picking season thanks to the satisfactory rains of October....

12. Nicosia gears up for Quantum Nicosia Marathon 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-gears-up-for-quantum-nicosia-marathon-2023

On Sunday, December 10, 2023, Nicosia will host the eagerly awaited "Quantum Nicosia Marathon 2023," featuring various race categories, including the Marathon, Half Marathon, 7.7 Miles (12,400m), and 5km races (individual and corporate). ...

13. Flames rage at Geri recycling plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flames-rage-at-geri-recycling-plant

Fire ignited at 05:42 on Friday morning, engulfing a recycling plant located in the heart of the Industrial Area in Geri....

14. Mysterious blast rocks Aradippou industrial zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mysterious-blast-rocks-aradippou-industrial-zone

Police investigations are ongoing in the industrial area of Aradippou as authorities work to identify the object responsible for the explosion at a metal recycling plant, which resulted in injuries to three individuals....

15. 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....

16. Is there a need for radical changes in civil protection?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/is-there-a-need-for-radical-changes-in-civil-protection

The catastrophic fire in Rhodes, a typical and unfortunate example of what is internationally referred to as a mega-fire - a fire that is extremely destructive to the local environment...

17. Urgent review of Geri's industrial zone

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/urgent-review-of-geri-s-industrial-zone

Eleven days later, the fire at the paper and plastic recycling factory in the Industrial Zone of Geriou remains unabated due to the materials involved. ...

18. Extinguishing recycling plant fire in Geri a tough challenge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extinguishing-recycling-plant-fire-in-geri-a-tough-challenge

Fire Service Spokesperson Andreas Kettis informed CNA on Wednesday that neither water nor soil could be used by the firefighters to extinguish the ongoing fire hot spots at the recycling plant in Geri....

19. 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....

20. 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....

21. Coffee Island and Coffe-Eco turn coffee waste into gold

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/coffee-island-and-coffe-eco-turn-coffee-waste-into-gold

Coffee Island and Coffe-Eco are creating the first industrial unit in Southern Europe to process and reuse espresso coffee residue for creating new products in Patra....

22. Volunteers and their kids took part in Cans For Kids campaign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/volunteers-and-their-kids-took-part-in-cans-for-kids-campaign

Dozens of citizens from across the Nicosia district took part on Saturday, March 4, in the Cans For Kids WE CAN Spring Clean-up campaign, held near their recycling center in the Nicosia municipality Green Spot....

23. 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....

24. Cypriot minister upset after illegal dump incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-minister-upset-after-illegal-dump-incident

Environmental inspectors who went to an illegal dump in Limassol to probe allegations of waste management irregularities ended up fearing for their lives, prompting the environment minister to admit the state has been unable to deal with lawlessness...

25. Cyprus aims for higher targets in green energy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-aims-for-higher-targets-in-green-energy

In 2022, renewable energy sources now make up a larger percentage of total energy consumption. ...

26. 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....

27. 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%....

28. 'Cyprus Tomorrow': A plan made by Cypriots for Cypriots

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tomorrow-a-plan-made-by-cypriots-for-cypriots

The importance of the "Cyprus - Tomorrow" National Plan was highlighted by Government Spokesperson and Cabinet Ministers, who attended a special promotional event in Nicosia on Saturday....

29. Public World Premiere of the GT4 ePerformance at the Festival of Speed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/public-world-premiere-of-the-gt4-eperformance-at-the-festival-of-speed

The all-electric Porsche GT4 ePerformance has begun its world tour at the internationally-renowned Goodwood Festival of Speed. The tour is intended to highlight the potential of the vehicle concept and the associated racing formats....

30. Greek island reaches record recycling rate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-island-reaches-record-recycling-rate

The Dodecanese island of Tilos has the highest recycling rate of any island in the world, officials said Tuesday....

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