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All persons or commercial companies who introduce goods into Malta and Gozo that inlude some type of packaging material are required by law to join a Waste Packaging Scheme such as GreenMT. The packaging that is included with your products will end up in the waste stream once it is discarded. GreenMT organises collection and recycling contractors to pick up all types of packaging from the waste stream and recycle it on your behalf according to your legal obligations. We take care of your waste management obligations while you take care of your business.
All GreenMT scheme members can benefit from a free packaging waste pickup.
To qualify you will need to be a member that places over 500Kg per year on the market. Pickups are by appointment only. Cardboard and Wood is collected every forthnight and Plastic waste is collected monthy. Please call 9924 6925 to set an appointment or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All collected waste packaging is recycled at authorised facilities and you will be given a receipt.
GRTU (Malta Chamber of SMEs) together with it's subsidiary GreenMT has been very active in developing a national policy for implementing a comprehensive solution to WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment). The aim is to create a not-for-profit scheme that will collect and recyle discarded electrical and electronic equipment on behalf of businesses who are members of the scheme.
GreenMT has been very proactive in discussions and actively spearheaded this initiative together with the Minister for the Environment, the Hon. Leo Brincat. The most awaited outcome of this initiative will be the removal of the ECO Tax system. The unfair ECO tax system is going to be replaced with a much better solution where costs included in the price of items will reflect and be proportional with the actual recycling costs of the products.
Your carbon footprint is how much Carbon Dioxide you produced in your day to day activitues. All you need to do is to key in some data about your lifestyle and instantly calulate your carbon footprint !
You can also compare your carbon footprint to other countries and to the accepted sustainable average.
The calculator is intended to make you aware of what adds most to your carbon footprint.
In a lifetime the average Maltese person will throw away 600 times the amount of his or her adult weight in garbage. For example, a 90Kg adult adult will leave a trash legacy of 54,000 kilos.
Green MT Staff And Iklin Local Council are today (11/07/2016) distributing Grey Bags & Recycling Tags for I Recycle Campaign starting on the 19th July 2016. 350 residents have already collected Grey Bags and Recycling Tags
Huwa l-pjacir tieghi li nilqakom hawn ghas-sitt edizjjoni ta’ Green Council Awards, u nirringrazzjakom talli ghogobkom tkunu prezenti.
Grazzi mill qalb u awguri lill Ministru Dr Jose herrera li mieghu il-GRTU diga hadmet id f’id f’diversi setturi u issa mieghu lesti nahdmu id’f’id f’settur iehor li huwa ta’ importanza nazzjonali, l-ambjent u l-immanigjar tal-iskart.
Kif hafna minnkom jafhu, Green mt hija ssusidjarja tal-Kamra Maltija tan-Negozji Zghar u Medji, il-GRTU li ijja hafna ghal qalbi. Illum, li ghaddew sitt snin u nofs ta operat u sentejn ohra ta preparamenti biex qed isehh dan l-operat illum, sew li naghtu titwila minn fejn bdejna u fejn qedghin.
Is sena 2015 gabet maghha sfidi godda fejn jidhol l-operat logistiku tal-Iskema wara li is snin 2013 u 2014 intuzaw biex nimmitigaw fejn hsibna li ma kienx qed jaghti rizultat mixtieq.
Fis sena 2015, 28 Kunsill Lokali kienu eligibbli li jippartecipaw f’dawn l-Awards. Ghaxra min dawn kienu lokalitajiet Ghawdin u l-kumplament kienu lokalitajiet Maltin. Il-kriterja ghal rebh ta’ dawn l-awards fejn jidhol Kunsill Lokali huwa l-ammont ta’ gbir li jsir permezz tal –borza il-griza u li jingabar mill bring in Site. Dan l-ammont jigi diviz bejn il-popolazzjoni fil-lokalita biex jinhareg ammont per capita.
Jien inhares lejn dan il-process qishu ghandek tim tal-futbol li qed jiehu sehem go kampjonat. Irid ikollok coach tajjeb u tim tajjeb biex tasal ghal rizultat. Ovvjament hekk jigri anke f’dan ir-rigward. Sena wara l-ohra qedghin naraw klassifika finali li ghandha disinn.
Mitt 28 Kunsill lokali eligibbli ghal dawn lawards gbarna 4986 tunnelata ta materjal ricikklabbli.
The Malta-EU Steering and Action Committee (MEUSAC), in conjunction with the Malta Environment & Planning Authority (MEPA) and the Ministry for Sustainable Development, the Environment and Climate Change, will be organizing a consultation session on the amendments to the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulations as well as the amendments to the subsidiary legislation 504.72 the Waste Regulations.
This consultation session will focus on the total removal of the eco-contribution tax, as announced in the 2016 Budget Speech, as part of a set of amendments to be carried out on Subsidiary Legislation 504.72. The main purpose of this consultation is to gather insights and contributions in the context of these proposed amendments and the impact assessment process concerning the above mentioned consultation.
The consultation session will be held on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 2pm at Europe House, 254, St Paul’s Street, Valletta.
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