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EU agrees unprecedented cuts to single-use plastics
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EU agrees unprecedented cuts to single-use plastics

However reduction targets missing and collection targets delayed Friends of the Earth Malta (FoE Malta) welcomes the EU’s finalised new laws to reduce single-use plastics. After months of intense negotiations, the EU has agreed much-anticipated laws to slash single-use plastics in the EU. The agreed text is a significant step forward in tackling plastic pollution,...

Reduction of single-use plastic paramount to tackling plastic pollution
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Reduction of single-use plastic paramount to tackling plastic pollution

FoE Malta submits recommendations on single use plastics Friends of the Earth Malta (FoE Malta) welcomes the publication of the Proposal for a Directive on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment by the European Commission. It is designed to prevent and reduce the impact of certain plastic products on...

Networking Evening – Waste
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Networking Evening – Waste

We invite people from all backgrounds who are already working (or are interested in becoming active) in the area of waste reduction, circular economy, plastic pollution, clean-ups, marine litter and other related topics, to a Networking Evening. The scope is to introduce ourselves, what we are currently working on, the projects we anticipate that we...

Zero Waste 2-day Workshop
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Zero Waste 2-day Workshop

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....

Reconsidering our Waste Predicament
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Reconsidering our Waste Predicament

Għallis, the last remaining engineered landfill in Malta is filling to the brim and it is a matter of months, not years, until it reaches its capacity and there will be nowhere else to dump our municipal waste. This does not come as a surprise – landfills are ultimately a temporary solution to the chronic...