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WWF: Greece Still Needs to Work on Plastic-free Actions

Greece produces 700,000 tons of plastic waste annually - 68 kilos per person - with some 11,500 finding their way into Greek seas, according to a WWF report.

Greek Island Paros Steps Up Plastic-free Efforts

Paros has joined a number of other Greek islands in implementing measures to do away with plastic trash in tune with EU targets.

EU Tackles Marine Pollution, Bans 10 Single-use Plastic Items

In view of dangerously increasing pollution of waters and beaches across its territories, the EU has approved a law that bans a wide range of single-use plastic items.

Alonissos Sets Example with Marine Economy Best Practices

The Greek island of Alonissos contributed to a workshop on how to develop marine tourism that will benefit the local and national economy without causing damage.

Ten Single-use Plastics on EU Black List

In efforts to preserve waters and beaches across its territories, the European Union is aiming to cut the use of plastics with a new proposed EU-wide regulation.

Kudos Again to Greek Isle Alonissos for ‘Green’ Practices

The Northern Sporades island of Alonissos has yet again gained recognition for its commitment to sustainable practices and policies clinching an award during this year’s Mediterranean Panorama 2017, held recently in Stockholm.