Category: Cyprus

Reducing food waste is ‘imperative’

Reducing food waste should be a priority, agriculture ministry permanent secretary Andreas Gregoriou said on Saturday while attending the award ceremony for a sustainable gastronomy competition. Yearly statistics show that 1.3 billion tonnes of consumable food end up in landfills while 900 million people worldwide suffer from starvation, Gregoriou said, adding that in the EU, […]
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Cyprus Waste Management Strategy

The Cypriot policy on waste management is based mainly on waste hierarchy (prevention, reuse, recycling, recovery, disposal) and the correct environmental handling. The ultimate aim is to protect the environment and human health. This is achieved through the reduction/elimination of the negative effects of the generation and management of waste, the promotion of reuse, recycling […]
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