Friends of the Earth Malta: it is time for tough policies
Friends of the Earth Malta (FoE Malta) welcomes the publication of the Proposal for a Directive on the reduction of certain plastic products by the European Commission.
Make repairs great again… a new agency kick-starts the ‘circular’ revolution
Can the new Resource, Recovery and Recycling Agency challenge the consumerist mentality and generation of waste from discarded consumer goods?
[WATCH] Updated | Activists forcibly removed by police at peaceful demonstration at Planning Authority

Despite promising a review of the controversial fuel stations policy nine months ago, no changes have yet been announced by the environment ministry

Despite promising a review of the controversial fuel...

Maltese catholics told to reduce, reuse and recycle for ‘Season of Creation’

Church environment commission calls upon citizens to cooperate with waste collection and recycling agencies

Church environment commission calls upon citizens to...

Concerns raised over fish slime effects on health, but no studies yet carried out

Public consultation on proposed expansion of tuna cages carried out, with a Stop the Slime campaign representative disputing fish slime has no environmental...

Public consultation on proposed expansion of tuna cages...

Number of illegal dumpsites on the rise, harsher penalties proving ineffective

A number of localities across Malta report an increase in illegal dumpsites, even in areas that are habitually clean

A number of localities across Malta report an increase in...

[WATCH] Central Link project goes against government's own transport master plan, AD says

Large-scale roads project in central Malta won’t solve traffic problem, Alternattiva Demokratika chairman Carmel Cacopardo emphasised

Large-scale roads project in central Malta won’t...

App sends cleansing division over 120 requests a month to clean up Maltese towns

Upkeep and Clean allows users to take photos with their mobile phone and to send them, complete with a GPS location and message, to the cleansing division

Upkeep and Clean allows users to take photos with their...

Environment and Resources Authority objects to ‘obliteration’ of Villa Rosa valley bed

The Villa Rosa project, proposed by developer Anton Camilleri, would see the demolition of moynihan and dolphin houses, in order to make way for a mega...

The Villa Rosa project, proposed by developer Anton...

CABS operation unveils 10 cases of illegal bird trapping

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter conducted an investigation to combat the...

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter conducted an...

Plastic Planet vows to show how reckless abandon of plastic products is harming environment

15 bird boxes will be hung from trees in Great Siege Square, Valletta with messages showing how people are esponsible for the creation of a 'plastic...

15 bird boxes will be hung from trees in Great Siege...

Clean up of Maltese seas hauls over 140kg of plastic

The 'Clean the Seas' project, launched by Mr Green and University of...

The 'Clean the Seas' project, launched by Mr Green...

Electric future awaits Malta’s mega fuel stations

After Muscat’s announcement on a shift to electric cars MaltaToday asked...

After Muscat’s announcement on a shift to electric...

[WATCH] €150 million plant to be opened by 2023: location still unknown

The waste-to-energy plant, to be completed by 2023, will incinerate non-recyclable materials and withdraw electrical energy from the fumes emitted

The waste-to-energy plant, to be completed by 2023, will...

Israeli specialists to advise on water treatment plan - Mizzi

Energy Minister Joe Mizzi, who was addressing the media at the Cumnija water...

Energy Minister Joe Mizzi, who was addressing the media at...

Controversial Maghtab mega fuel station back on agenda after appeals decision

3,500 square metre fuel station is placed back on PA’s agenda after appeals tribunal says no specific reason was given for refusal back in March 2016

3,500 square metre fuel station is placed back on...

Drone technology used to help farmers identify land in need of more water

Using drone photography and analysis, AgriDrone can count plants in the scanned area, generate a report where the number of counted plants is compared to the...

Using drone photography and analysis, AgriDrone can count...

Adrian Delia: Development should serve a purpose

PN leadership candidate Adrian Delia argues that permits for development should...

PN leadership candidate Adrian Delia argues that permits...

Valley rehabilitation committee collects 70 cubic metres of waste in its first days

Committee set up by the Environment Ministry to oversee the cleaning of Malta's valleys have collected 'seven trucks and four large skips-worth' of...

Committee set up by the Environment Ministry to oversee the...

Free water no solution to water scarcity problems – hydrologist

The government will be offering the first 2,500 cubic metres of polished water...

The government will be offering the first 2,500 cubic...

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