Category: Plastic Free Pledge

Zero Waste Camp
February 2, 2018August 12, 2018
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Zero Waste Camp

We are organising a two day live-in activist camp/workshop from Saturday 24th to Sunday 25th of March at Xrobb l-Għaġin Nature Park. The scope of the event is to learn how to cut down on plastic use and waste-generation on a personal level and also how we can take action to move towards a zero-waste society....

Reaction to Prime Minister’s Zonqor Campus Comments
November 24, 2017April 10, 2018
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Reaction to Prime Minister’s Zonqor Campus Comments

Friends of the Earth Malta together with the undersigned coalition of eNGOs notes the prudent statements made by the Prime Minister to the effect that the American University of Malta will not be building its Zonqor Campus until the Bormla Campus is operating at full capacity. The eNGOs are however concerned that since Sadeen Education...

Plastic Free Pledge initiative launched
November 24, 2017April 10, 2018
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Plastic Free Pledge initiative launched

Initiative launched as part of the European Week for Waste Reduction Friends of the Earth Malta has launched its Plastic Free Pledge initiative as part of the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) taking place in Malta and other EU countries. Anastasia Finkel, project coordinator at Friends of the Earth Malta said “If we observe...

Plastic Free with Toddlers
November 8, 2017November 8, 2017
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Plastic Free with Toddlers

As the only parent in the FOE Malta team I knew I would be facing some different challenges to my team members and I was interested to see how this would impact on our life as a family with a toddler. As the only parent in the FOE Malta team I knew I would be...

Plastic Free on the Go
November 8, 2017November 8, 2017
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Plastic Free on the Go

(and how to not be too hard on yourself) On work days there are a few items that I will always carry with me: my water bottle, tupperware for food, and my own cutlery. I usually try to bring my own lunch to work, and take it with me in a tupperware, as well as...

Dodging plastics at 33,000ft
November 8, 2017November 8, 2017
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Dodging plastics at 33,000ft

Half way through the plastic free pledge a new challenge came up; a trip to Brussels. A 5am flight meant that there was no time to prepare any snacks from beforehand, so desperate times demanded desperate measures and I ended up with the infamous (vegetarian pesto) baguette in plastic wrapping and plasticy cheese. Thankfully, the...

Spotting those hidden plastics
November 8, 2017November 10, 2017
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Spotting those hidden plastics

This month has definitely been effective for looking more in depth into the whole plastic predicament and noticing the plastics lurking in our supply chains and hidden in commonly used products. It’s one thing choosing paper packaging for rice and couscous, and saying no to single use carry bags and take-away boxes, but it takes...

Plastic free pledge – Reduce plastic now!
October 30, 2017November 8, 2017
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Plastic free pledge – Reduce plastic now!

It’s been a positive month overall and we want all of you to join us! Are you ready to make your Plastic Free Pledge?  To be part of the European Week for Waste Reduction make your pledge by the 18th November and join our online community of like-minded plastic free warriors.  Here you can share...

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