Incentivise private sector to invest in recycling facilities, NGOs tell government
Environmental NGOs issue recommendations on waste management after damning auditor general report
Potentially damaging ozone increased due to less traffic in first lockdown
Less traffic on the roads during soft lockdown led to a reduction in air pollution, but caused potentially damaging surface ozone levels to rise in Msida and Zejtun
Gozitan MPs opposed to development at Ħondoq

We asked all six Gozitans MPs – three of them Labour ministers...

We asked all six Gozitans MPs – three of them...

MPs to debate reform bill to make Environment and Resources Authority accountable

Discussion on private bill making ERA meetings public and strengthening the voice of NGOs will start tonight

Discussion on private bill making ERA meetings public and...

Planning Authority received 9 reports on illegalities each day in 2020

Illegalities were confirmed in 55% of cases, with owners in 818 incidents then presenting a planning application to have their illegality 'regularised'

Illegalities were confirmed in 55% of cases, with owners in...

Oil tank cleaning facility relocation to Marsa causing concern amongst residents - Moviment Graffitti

"Marsa, due to its topography and socio-economic activity, is not a suitable place for oil cleaning activity since fumes generated from oil cleaning will...

"Marsa, due to its topography and socio-economic...

Did COVID-19 pandemic change waste habits in Maltese towns?

Sharp increase in separated organic waste in St Julian’s and Swieqi, but...

Sharp increase in separated organic waste in St...

Malta’s planning mayhem: What can be done?

After George Vella’s social media foray on the uglification of Żejtun,...

After George Vella’s social media foray on the...

Drones: a game-changer in keeping beaches clean

Off-the-shelf drones are beinf used to monitor beached litter along...

Off-the-shelf drones are beinf used to monitor beached...

Over a decade from the ‘plastic invasion’, a recycling breakthrough

Today, four of every five drink containers used in Malta are thrown away and not recycled, despite the high environmental cost of producing plastic and a...

Today, four of every five drink containers used in Malta...

Incinerator will not free Malta of need to landfill waste, researcher warns

While significantly reducing the amount of municipal solid waste dumped into Malta's landfills, the planned waste-to-energy plant will...

While significantly reducing the amount of...

‘Full-up’ landfill at Ghallis gets one-year extension

Malta is generating an average of 600kg of waste for each inhabitant as the...

Malta is generating an average of 600kg of waste for each...

Marsaskala laments environment ministry's lapsed pledge to restore Il-Magħluq

The Marsascala local council said that the the cleaning process promised to take place at the end of summer 2017 never happened, leaving Il-Magħluq in an...

The Marsascala local council said that the the cleaning...

Army of jellyfish invade Malta

Mauve stingers appear at several spots along island's east coast

Mauve stingers appear at several spots along island's...

Ras il-Hobz submarine sewage outfall to be replaced

Last part of existing submarine outfall was blocked over the years, needs to be...

Last part of existing submarine outfall was blocked over...

Water tunnel to increase national reliance on desalination

The proposed water tunnel aims at reducing the amount of groundwater abstracted...

The proposed water tunnel aims at reducing the amount of...

[ANALYSIS] First come, first served at the petrol pump. But will the ERA push reform further?

LONG READ • 1,500 words | Changing goalposts may seem like the Labour government is listening. Or have the fuel service rules simply appeased the...

LONG READ • 1,500 words | Changing goalposts may seem...

Iceland to become first UK supermarket to ban palm oil

Palm oil is currently found in more than half of all supermarket products,...

Palm oil is currently found in more than half of all...

Environment minister accepts ERA recommendations on fuel station policy

Jose Herrera has told the Environment and Resources Authority to discuss a way forward with the Planning Authority

Jose Herrera has told the Environment and Resources...

Spring hunting season inspections surpass 1,300 in first five days

Officials from the Wild Birds Regulation Unit and the police have carried out...

Officials from the Wild Birds Regulation Unit and the...