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As residents complain of filthy state of central Madrid, rats are spotted just 50 metres from the Puerta del...

RESIDENTS IN THE centre of Madrid have long complained about the council’s failure to clean up the rubbish, and pictures of overflowing containers and...

Police rescue toddler found living among rubbish with squatter mum in Spain’s Malaga

A 13-month-old baby has been rescued by the police in Malaga after being found living in extreme squalor. The young child was found living in...

Gibraltar and Spain finally reach agreement to move mounds of rubbish to Andalucian landfill

THERE is relief on the rock after an agreement was struck to move mounds of rubbish that have piled up due to a stalling...

Divers remove rubbish dumped in Costa Blanca waters off a popular day-trip island in Spain

MEMBERS of Alicante Province diving clubs joined forces on Sunday(October 17) to clear up rubbish from the marine reserve of Tabarca island. Hundreds of volunteers...

Police drones now used to catch fly-tippers as 50 people fined in a month for dumping waste vegetation in...

ORIHUELA COSTA Local Police are using drone technology to maintain the control of people dumping pruned vegetation and other detritus throughout the municipality. The waste...

Young unvaccinated people on Spain’s Costa Blanca still breaking COVID-19 safety rules with outdoor drinks parties

POLICE were busy across the northern Costa Blanca at the weekend as they dealt with illegal outdoor drinks parties and COVID rule-breaking involving young...

Police investigate over 500 crimes of fly-tipping in “impossible” problem on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA is suffering from an ongoing problem of rubbish-dumping throughout the municipality’s streets. In the year and eight months since the storms and flooding of...

Residents fume over rubbish piling up in tourist area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA residents have slammed the local council for letting rubbish pile up high on some of their streets. The area always gets a big...

Bin men strike TO END in Spain’s Mijas and Alhaurin as deal struck between mayors and workers

It comes after strikes by Urbaser workers entered a fifth day yesterday, while 270 tonnes of rubbish has built up on the streets of Mijas and Alhaurin

Whale killed by ingesting rubbish found off Spanish coast

MAN-made rubbish - including a drum - has caused the death of a whale found off a Spanish coast. The young sperm whale, discovered near...

Human waste photographed at natural park in Malaga

PHOTOS of human feces and fast food wrappers strewn across a protected natural park have been exclusively obtained by the Olive Press. The images, taken at Sierra de...

Fines of up to €3,000 for littering in Marbella town

Paper and cardboard must be put into the blue bins, plastic in yellow bins and glass in the green bins, it warns

San Juan celebrations leave more than 28 TONNES of rubbish on Malaga beaches

While littering almost doubled, the amount of bonfires decreased 'significantly'

Mijas Town Hall should take urgent action on misery-causing rubbish plant

Even if they have no intention of rectifying the problem, she at least deserves to be given an answer from Mijas town hall, not a veiled threat that her home could be illegal

EXCLUSIVE: British expat on Costa del Sol battles town hall for FIVE years over ‘nightmare’ stink from rubbish plant

The ‘plant’ sees bin collectors dump their loads onto the ground before it is squashed down and picked up again

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

Rubbish endangers Mediterranean marine life

The deep blue dump?

Recycled art exhibition comes to Ronda

Could your rubbish be considered a work of art?

Binmen strike in Jerez

A thousand tonnes of rubbish has collected in Jerez following strikes from binmen

Worker dies in Benalmadena rubbish accident

Town hall officials are investigating what caused a set of underground containers to collapse

Spanish ‘freeganism’ movement converts trash into dinner

The Comida Basura, a group committed to the principle of antiwaste, targets food waste in Spain by digging through rubbish bins and reusing food to make communal meals

A rubbish idea in Spain

Nerja residents forced to cough up for waste collection to help pay town hall debt

Trashy hotel

A hotel made entirely out of rubbish has opened in Madrid




How a revamped up-and-coming barrio in San Pedro de Alcantara is further increasing the allure of Marbella’s ‘sister town’

SOMETHING awesome this way comes for the residents of San Pedro Alcantara.  The sister town of Marbella is yet again upgrading its charm thanks to...


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