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Retired Swedish inventor sets his sights on improving garbage handling and cutting CO2 in Barcelona

AS THOUSANDS of Europeans do every year, Jan Arlemark has recently moved to Spain in his retirement. But the former inventor will not be...

Major €200 million three-year overhaul of Spain’s Mallorca airport gets underway

IMPROVEMENT work has started at Palma airport costing €200 million which will take over three years to complete. The project includes extending aircraft parking facilities...

Bogus companies across Spain used as window-dressing in waste disposal scam

THREE people are being probed by the Guardia Civil for illegally storing 700 tonnes of industrial waste via a network of bogus companies. The Guardia's...

British optician on Spain’s Costa Blanca literally putting plastic bottles in the frame

COSTA BLANCA’S popular British optician, Specsavers Ópticas, has found a way to meet demands of the fashion industry and the eco-conscious. Consequently, stylish environmentally-aware clients...

People power pushing authorities to properly promote zero waste project on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SEVEN separate organisations have joined together to lobby local authorities in their efforts to clean up the Vega Baja area of the Costa Blanca. Together,...

Spanish companies investigated over industrial waste crimes

The incorrect treatment of the dangerous substances found in these devices is said to have caused the emission of more than 35,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

Colour-coordinated bins installed at playgrounds to help kids with recycling on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA has now installed 68 colour-coordinated bins to help promote and simplify recycling throughout the city. Children’s play-parks in the area will feature the bright...

Popular British optician giving away reusable bags during ‘Plastic Free July’ on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SPECSAVERS in Guardamar del Segura are swapping unwanted plastic bags for reusable alternatives during ‘Plastic Free July’. The popular British optician is inviting the public...

Recycling from citizens in popular expat area increases five-fold over 10 years on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA Municipality is making huge advances in recycling with a 500% increase in little over 10 years. The area covers popular expat areas such as...

Children encouraged to recycle waste with new playground bins on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA City Council is installing 68 new litter bins at playgrounds throughout the municipality to encourage recycling among children. The program is meant to raise...

REWARDING RECYCLING: Valencia unveils new yellow bin scheme that earns points for deposits

Reciclos is expected to be launched throughout Spain this year.

GOING GREEN: Valencia region to pass law forcing shops to sell and collect reusable drinks containers

By the end of 2023, at least 10% of cans and bottles on sale at stores must be apt for their reintroduction into circulation

Spain among top 5 EU countries for recycling clothes

SPAIN is in the top five of EU countries for most Google searches regarding recycling clothes, it has been announced.

OPINION: If everyone understands how important protecting our planet is, then let’s just do it

IN a world where recycling plastic is becoming all the more popular, scientists at Mallorca’s University of the Balearic Islands (UIB) have provided Mother Earth with a helping hand.

Door-to-door rubbish collection considered ‘pioneering’ in Spanish Costa Blanca town

PILAR de la Horadada council has chosen its own San Isidro neighbourhood to pilot a door-to-door rubbish collection scheme. Local Councillor for the Environment, Pedro...

EXCLUSIVE: How Spain’s high fashion designers are turning recycled plastic into runway collections

As Spanish designers weave recycled plastic into their collections, PET-a-porter could become the new planet-friendly fashion trend

THE LAST STRAW: EU clamps down on single-use plastics poisoning world’s oceans

EU acts to stem the plastic tide plaguing the world's oceans

Malaga launches hospitality recycling campaign on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The campaign is targeting 109 establishments along the Malaga coast

Groundbreaking eco Lego style plastic house factory to open in Malaga

Lego-style houses are becoming a reality, thanks to savvy Ronda-based estate agent Thorwald Bodensiek who is building one of Europe’s first recycled plastic brick factories near Malaga

Andalucia recycled 329 tonnes of lightbulbs last year

Andalucia reused a whopping 329 tonnes of lightbulbs last year, but the region has a way to go before matching Madrid and Catalunya.

Axarquia’s water company commits to recycling and reducing consumption

They have pledged to improve water purification facilities at La Vinuela reservoir and waste water from the coastal municipalities.

Spain is rubbish at recycling, finds new report

Spain lags behind at 14th in the EU-wide rankings, which are topped by Germany, Austria and Belgium

British recycling company fined after Spanish worker has both hands severed

Ivan Menedez had both his hands severed at the writs while cutting metal strips on an industrial baler

Recycled art exhibition comes to Ronda

Could your rubbish be considered a work of art?

International Recycling Day a huge success in Ronda

Ronda Limpia was held on May 17, International Recycling Day

Recycled water to maintain eight Marbella golf courses

Expansion work completed on La Vibora water treatment plant




Highs of up to 31C from TODAY as the so-called ‘summer of San Miguel’ arrives in Spain’s Andalucia

TEMPERATURES across Andalucia will reach highs of up to 31C today as the so-called 'summer of San Miguel' arrives this weekend. Each year a...


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