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Athens Mayor: 2021, a recycling year for the Greek capital

Athens Mayor: 2021, a recycling year for the Greek capital

A new era for recycling began in Athens on Thursday. The Municipality of Athens is procuring 27 state-of-the-art new garbage trucks for recyclable materials and 4,000 new blue bins, bringing their total…

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Turkey: Europe’s largest ‘waste bin’

The European Union exported some 11.4 million tonnes of waste to Turkey in 2019, making it the continent’s largest waste destination, based on the latest figures released by Eurostat. According to the…

Leonardo DiCaprio slams Andros island for sea pollution 1

Leonardo DiCaprio slams Andros island for sea pollution

Famous Hollywood actor and Oscar winner Leonardo DiCaprio, who is known for his environmental activism, has prompted the response of outgoing Andros Mayor Theodosis Sousoudis after posting on his Instagram account a video of volunteers collecting waste…

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90% Greeks believe in environmental threats

A poll conducted by MARC SA as part of the LIFE-IP 4 NATURA project found that nine in ten Greeks consider environmental degradation a real threat and want stricter laws to protect…