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Sharjah’s Bee’ah forms joint venture with Greek company to tackle marine pollution

The National 12 Jun 2021
Sharjah waste management company Bee’ah and Greece-based Polygreen signed an agreement to form a new joint venture that aims to tackle marine pollution and protect environment ... The JV's facility also processes maritime waste and marine-related hazardous waste to produce alternative materials for industrial use.
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Gov’t Heavy Hitters at RGC Focus on Regional Development and Post-COVID Greece

The National Herald 11 Jun 2021
Numerous participants across the political spectrum emphasized making the most – by combatting waste and corruption – of the 70 billion euros in grants/loans Greece will receive in COVID-related relief, and Mitsotakis' officials stressed that is their priority.
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Aegean Rebreath, helping Greek seas breathe again

Greek City Times 09 Jun 2021
Right now, unreasonable dumping of waste at sea, is chocking marine life and clogging our ecosystems ... Aegean Rebreath also works with fishermen communities and municipalities across Greece to build waste collection facilities, conduct environmental education courses in schools and implement research activities.
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Greece looks east and west, stuck between history and progress

The Irish Times 07 Jun 2021
As one journalist recently observed, once the pandemic has been overcome, Greece remains confronted by systemic deficits in education, waste management, youth unemployment and Greek-Turkish tensions, to say nothing of bureaucratic sclerosis ... Since its foundation, Greece has looked both ways.
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Greece highlights marine plastic pollution on World Environment Day

People Daily 06 Jun 2021
A diver collects plastic waste at Rafina port, some 30 km east of Athens, Greece, on June 5, 2021 ... in Greece, Italy, Spain, Turkey and Egypt under the Mediterranean Cleanup project in recent years, collecting tons of waste on a daily basis that end up in recycling factories.
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Seizing the opportunity

Ekathimerini 06 Jun 2021
Greek diplomacy is justifiably focused on relations between Greece and Turkey. And when we talk about diplomacy, we do not mean the Foreign Ministry but the totality of what Greece does to “promote” itself abroad, to push its financial interests and defend its positions.
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Car parts, ski boots and boxes: How broken or used plastic is being given new life

Phys Dot Org 03 Jun 2021
"Worldwide, the challenge (for a circular economy) remains to establish innovative processes for recycling plastic waste," said Costas Charitidis, a professor at the National Technical University of Athens, Greece ... As part of its , the European Union has committed to reducing plastic waste and has of non-sorted plastic waste to foreign countries.
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Greek Idea - COVID-19 EU Vaccine Certificate - Starts in Greece

The National Herald 02 Jun 2021
The EU, notorious for a cumbersome bureaucracy and inefficiency, said it will be available July 1, too late for many people to make summer travel plans, but Greece wasted no time, introducing it June 2 in paper and cell phone modes ... Tests on human waste show that the viral load is ...
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Covid protection hurts the environment

Ekathimerini 23 May 2021
At the same time, the pandemic has unleashed a wave of plastic trash on Greece and the world, raising all sorts of new waste management challenges ... Apart from all its other ills, the coronavirus crisis has also brought a plastic waste scourge.
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The other ‘green’ list: Where NI’s waste goes

Belfast Telegraph 21 May 2021
Almost a quarter-of-a-million tonnes of waste was shipped outside Northern Ireland last year to landfills or for incineration — with it being sent as far as Gabon and China ... In 2019/20, 221,000 tonnes of waste went to landfill here, 59,862 tonnes went to Britain, while 175,921 tonnes went to the Republic or abroad.
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"Add Some Gourmet Flowers Please" – The Next Level of Home Cooking with Simple Ingredients

The National Herald 21 May 2021
Let’s begin with a very common wild herb in Greece ... In Greece you can find it in cultivated fields and in the beautiful valleys that highways pass through, as well as in waste dumps ... In Greece, its common name is ‘vrouva’ ... Traditional cuisine in Greece used vrouves for any recipe with wild horta – greens ... .
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Tonnes of Northern Ireland’s waste shipped as far away as Africa and Asia

Belfast Telegraph 20 May 2021
Almost a quarter-of-a-million tonnes of waste was shipped outside Northern Ireland last year to landfills or for incineration — with it being sent as far as Gabon and China ... In 2019/20, 221,000 tonnes of waste went to landfill here, 59,862 tonnes went to Britain, while 175,921 tonnes went to the Republic or abroad.
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Eurostat figures confirm rise of renewables during Covid-hit 2020

PV Magazine 11 May 2021
Eurostat, the number-crunching directorate-general of the European Commission revealed energy and fuel-related CO2 emissions fell in all its member states, with Greece blazing a trail with an 18.7% reduction, compared to 2019 ... Nevertheless, Greece's performance was impressive and ...
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One of Italy's most idyllic islands is 'Covid-free'

The Citizens 11 May 2021
As Europe plans its gradual reopening to visitors from further afield, the battle lines are being drawn between destinations eager to get the tourist dollars flowing ... "We are preparing to welcome millions of tourists and to prevent them from going to Spain or Greece," De Luca said in a speech on Saturday. "Nowit is essential not to waste time ... .
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Plastic waste-to-energy tech is being unrolled in Hungary and Greece

Power Technology 10 May 2021
Powerhouse Energy, a British sustainable hydrogen company, has agreed to sign a contract with UK-based technology company Hydrogen Utopia International (HUI) for the licence of Powerhouse’s Distributed Modular Generation (DMG) technology, which will convert waste plastic into energy, including hydrogen, across Greece and Hungary.
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