Municipal solid waste
The waste processing units for eastern Thessaloniki and Larissa are being auctioned
Shortly before the end of 2022, notices were published for the construction of two important waste management infrastructures. These are the Waste Treatment Units (WTUs) of the Eastern Sector of Western Macedonia and Larissa, with a budget of 241.9 million euros and 54.6 million euros.
Greece: The new ubiquity of recycling units
The amendments to the current National Waste Management Plan, which was approved two years ago, were put up for public consultation until October 21 by the Ministry of Environment and Energy. According to the General Secretary of Waste Management Coordination, Mr.
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Village muhtars come to metropolis to collect paper waste: Report
Muhtars (local heads) of many Anatolian villages come to Istanbul as seasonal workers to collect paper waste at the time of the year when they cannot earn a living with farming, according to a report by an agency affiliated with the Istanbul Metropolis Municipality.
The Istanbul Planning Agency's report showed that some 18 tons of domestic waste are collected daily in the metropolis.
WHO warns: Excessive use of protective masks spurred a huge glut of health care waste
The World Health Organization says overuse of gloves, "moon suits" and the use of billions of masks and vaccination syringes to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus have spurred a huge glut of health care waste worldwide.
Montenegro at a Loss to Deal with Impact of Lucrative Landfill
According to the findings of an investigation by BIRN and the Centre for Investigative Journalist Montenegro, CIN-CG, waste from other municipalities was disposed of at Mislov Do for years, in violation of the lease agreement, while municipal waste has been mixed with food, animal and chemical waste.
Slovenia counting on solar and hydro power, waste incineration
Ljubljana – Slovenia plans to diversify its energy sources after the Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for greater resilience. Environment Minister Andrej Vizjak counts in particular on solar and hydro power, and waste incineration.
Special offers on food lead to more household waste
Special offers on food items have led to an increase in the amount of waste produced by households as consumers purchase more than what they need, according to research conducted by the Agriculture Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
More specifically, 72% of consumers buy more food than necessary as they are lured by offers.
Mytilineos to build waste treatment plant in Kilkis
Mytilineos on Wednesday announced its subsidiary Zeologic SA had signed an agreement with Inwaste SA for the design, supply and construction of an innovative treatment plant for hazardous and non-hazardous solid waste and sludge in Greece.
Urban Waste Accounts for 7-10 Percent of Garbage Generated in EU
Municipal waste is about 7- 10% of the total volume of waste generated in the European Union. This is said in a report on the SWAN project "Balkan Waste Reuse Platform", presented by the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce.
Athens residents urged to help keep capital clean
The municipality of Athens has urged the capital's residents to show a greater sense of responsibility as regards the protection of public health and helping the authority in its work by assisting the efforts of sanitation workers.
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