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10:40

Gibraltar

Plastic bottles are to be reused in certain building materials as part of a pioneering scheme in Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

They may look like ordinary plastic bottles, but they are concrete slabs of the future for Gibraltar's roads, if a trial scheme which is about to begin proves successful. Following the 'Gib School Strike 4 Climate Change' and 'Parents for Future' ... plastic bottles in certain building materials. These will be used for paving slabs or blocks, stamped concrete and kerb stones, among other purposes. The trial will begin in two areas at Camp Bay car park, where the existing bicycle parking adjacent to ... the Europa Pool is situated. A new concrete slab with a stamped block-paving concrete design finish will be laid there, and it will contain crosscut plastic from approximately 1,700 bottles. Apart from concrete slabs, pre-casted conventional paving

11:53

Local

Manilva council campaign for responsible business

SUR IN ENGLISH

Manilva council has started a campaign to raise awareness about responsible and respectful consumption with regard to the environment. The council has distributed cotton bags to local businesses, with the aim of replacing plastic bags. The

19:21

LifeStyle

Art show in Marbella aims to raise awareness of excessive plastic use

ANDREA JIMÉNEZ

Hundreds of plastic bottles inundate the ground. Beside them are fish of all sizes and colours. Although it could be the bottom of the sea, this is not the case. It is La Mar de Plásticos (the sea of plastics), an installation on the patio of the ... can email tallereslaola@gmail.com. Although the first idea was to create a human figure, eventually he settled on fish. "I realised that the structure of a plastic bottle was very similar to that of a fish," said this finance professional who has ... They all have a message," he said. Among them, a big turtle, made from paper and plastic. Its shell comes with a surprise: open it, and inside there is the message 'Stop plastic'. "It is the figure that took the most time, but I couldn't have done the

20:20

Local

From plastic bags to piping for irrigation

IGNACIO LILLO

Plastic, above all when used for shopping bags, has lately become the environment's public enemy number one. Ecologists and governments alike have turned their focus to the control of plastic distribution, with negative consequences for marine life ... plastic for the production of kilometres of piping for countryside irrigation. The Replasur plant on the Santa Teresa industrial estate stamps out the circulation of a thousand tonnes of this material every year. "Everybody is against the plastic bag, ... defends the raw material, following a life dedicated to reuse within the plastic industry, having been in charge of various factories for almost half a century. Bottle caps recycled for a good cause According to Delgado, the business has its origins

18:24

LifeStyle

More than just recycling plastic

A. SALAZAR / J. RHODES

...oceans. The EU ban comes into effect in 2021. Changing shopping habits is one step towards reducing plastic usage that is already under way. Supermarket chains across Spain have either stopped supplying plastic bags and swapped them for paper or raffia ... supermarket trolleys with loose fruit and vegetables, instead of customers automatically putting them into plastic bags. The Bag Man - buying products by the kilo There is growing awareness that we are not going to save the planet just by recycling. ... Social networks have become the planet's best ally in the fight against plastics and mass consumerism, with videos being shared about the islands of plastic floating in the oceans and heart-wrenching images of animals either found dead because they got

10:23

Local

Volunteers on the Costa del Sol are invited to take part in global Coastal Cleanup Day

Jennie Rhodes

...volunteers picking up rubbish and learning about why it's so important to keep our coast free from plastic and other waste. Environmental group aims to make the San Miguel Romería "sustainable" On Saturday 21 September, a group will be organising ... animals killed by swallowing or becoming caught up in plastic and the enormous plastic islands which have formed in the planet's oceans.

15:47

Gibraltar

Duty to be removed on wooden tableware in Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

The government has announced regulations to remove all duty on cutlery and tableware made of wood. This is to encourage people to use alternatives to plastic and is in addition to the legislation that has already been introduced, banning a wide ... range of single use plastic items as part of the authorities' commitment to environmental protection.

20:19

Local

Bottle caps recycled for a good cause

IGNACIO LILLO

Most people have wondered whether the plastic bottle caps gathered at collection points in offices and schools do indeed have an economic value. The answer is yes. In the Replasur office on the Santa Teresa industrial estate, there are photocopies ... of the identity documents of some 50 individuals. Almost all of these people are representatives of NGOs from the Malaga province, from whom Replasur regularly purchases plastic caps gathered from collection points, rubbish bins and skips. Funds go ... to another manufacturer, and it is transformed into plastic boxes used for the bulk distribution and transport of fruit to markets. "We do not profit from this, but we cover the expenses, and so help people who need it." Because of this, the