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Recycling laggard Greece to discard single-use plastic

Recycling laggard Greece to discard single-use plastic

Greece has drafted a bill banning the use of a range of single-use plastics, from takeaway coffee cups to cotton buds, ahead…
Cyprus ranks 18th among EU-27 in web searches for recycling clothes

Cyprus ranks 18th among EU-27 in web searches for recycling clothes

As a result of the coronavirus there has been a wave of interest in recycling clothes, with a recent 500 per cent…
Cyprus jewellers sceptical of Pandora’s gold recycling

Cyprus jewellers sceptical of Pandora’s gold recycling

Pandora, the world’s largest jewellery brand, announced on Tuesday that it will entirely stop using newly mined silver and gold in its…
UK commuters face cycling or walking to work once lockdown is eased

UK commuters face cycling or walking to work once lockdown is eased

More commuters should consider cycling or walking when Britain’s coronavirus lockdown is eased to take the pressure off public transport capacity that…
Green Dot recycling company returns to weekly collection

Green Dot recycling company returns to weekly collection

Green Dot on Thursday informed the Cyprus Mail that it has reviewed its decision on collection dates. It reported at the end…
Environment watchdog to discuss more eco-friendly carnival with Limassol mayor   

Environment watchdog to discuss more eco-friendly carnival with Limassol mayor   

Environment Commissioner Klelia Vasiliou is to discuss with Limassol’s mayor Nicos Nicolaides possible changes for a more sustainable carnival following complaints over…
Friends of the Earth complains of carnival litter

Friends of the Earth complains of carnival litter

Limassol carnival is probably the dirtiest in the world, Friends of the Earth has said after the parade on Sunday. Participants at…
More than 100,000 people turn up to watch Limassol carnival

More than 100,000 people turn up to watch Limassol carnival

The Cyprus News Agency said that more than 100,000 had turned up to watch Limassol’s impressive carnival parade, which mayor Nicos Nicolaides…
The ugly side of Limassol’s carnival (photo)

The ugly side of Limassol’s carnival (photo)

After a night of carnival festivities, Limassol revellers have left behind them mounds of rubbish and broken chairs and tables on Saripolou…
Over 40,000 people participate in Limassol carnival in Cyprus: organizers

Over 40,000 people participate in Limassol carnival in Cyprus: organizers

Over 40,000 people took part in this year’s carnival parade in the southern Cypriot coastal city of Limassol on Sunday, the organizers…
Thousands party at Limassol’s carnival parade (photos)

Thousands party at Limassol’s carnival parade (photos)

Tens of thousands lined the streets in fine weather today for Limassol’s grand carnival parade which marks the highlight of the carnival…
Parades mark the end of carnival season

Parades mark the end of carnival season

The carnival season was due to be brought to a close on Sunday evening with a party in Limassol starting at 9pm…
Larnaca to hold carnival fiesta this afternoon; parades also in Paphos and Limassol today

Larnaca to hold carnival fiesta this afternoon; parades also in Paphos and Limassol today

Larnaca  Municipality has announced that the carnival fiesta will go ahead on the Phinikoudes coastal promenade this afternoon. The event had initially…
Larnaca carnival fiesta called off because of heavy rain

Larnaca carnival fiesta called off because of heavy rain

Larnaca  Municipality has called off this afternoon’s carnival fiesta on the Phinikoudes coastal promenade because of bad weather. Mayor Andreas Vyras told…
Paphos carnival parade moved to Sunday because of weather

Paphos carnival parade moved to Sunday because of weather

Paphos Municipality has decided to reschedule tomorrow’s carnival parade to Sunday because of the weather. It said that the weather forecast for…

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