In Business? are you liable ?

All persons or commercial companies who introduce goods into Malta and Gozo that inlude some type of packaging material are required by law to join a Waste Packaging Scheme such as GreenMT. The packaging that is included with your products will end up in the waste stream once it is discarded. GreenMT organises collection and recycling contractors to pick up all types of packaging from the waste stream and recycle it on your behalf according to your legal obligations. We take care of your waste management obligations while you take care of your business.

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Collection services for Businesses

All GreenMT scheme members can benefit from a free packaging waste pickup.

To qualify you will need to be a member that places over 500Kg per year on the market. Pickups are by appointment only. Cardboard and Wood is collected every forthnight and Plastic waste is collected monthy. Please call 9924 6925 to set an appointment or email info@greenmt.org.

All collected waste packaging is recycled at authorised facilities and you will be given a receipt.

GreenMT and WEEE

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GRTU (Malta Chamber of SMEs) together with it's subsidiary GreenMT has been very active in developing a national policy for implementing a comprehensive solution to WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment). The aim is to create a not-for-profit scheme that will collect and recyle discarded electrical and electronic equipment on behalf of businesses who are members of the scheme.

 GreenMT has been very proactive in discussions and actively spearheaded this initiative together with the Minister for the Environment, the Hon. Leo Brincat. The most awaited outcome of this initiative will be the removal of the ECO Tax system. The unfair ECO tax system is going to be replaced with a much better solution where costs included in the price of items will reflect and be proportional with the actual recycling costs of the products.

 

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Calculate your Carbon footprint

Your carbon footprint is how much Carbon Dioxide you produced in your day to day activitues. All you need to do is to key in some data about your lifestyle and instantly calulate your carbon footprint !

You can also compare your carbon footprint to other countries and to the accepted sustainable average.
The calculator is intended to make you aware of what adds most to your carbon footprint.

 

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Recycling Facts

In a lifetime the average Maltese person will throw away 600 times the amount of his or her adult weight in garbage. For example, a 90Kg adult adult will leave a trash legacy of 54,000 kilos.

  • Aluminium Recycling
  • Cardboard Recycling
  • Glass Recycling
  • Paper Recycling
  • Plastics Recycling
  • Steel Recycling

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GreenMT bring-in-site locations around Malta

Is sena 2015 gabet maghha sfidi godda fejn jidhol l-operat logistiku tal-Iskema wara li is snin 2013 u 2014 intuzaw biex nimmitigaw fejn hsibna li ma kienx qed jaghti rizultat mixtieq.

Fis sena 2015, 28 Kunsill Lokali kienu eligibbli li jippartecipaw f’dawn l-Awards. Ghaxra min dawn kienu lokalitajiet Ghawdin u l-kumplament kienu lokalitajiet Maltin. Il-kriterja ghal rebh ta’ dawn l-awards fejn jidhol Kunsill Lokali huwa l-ammont ta’ gbir li jsir permezz tal –borza il-griza u li jingabar mill bring in Site. Dan l-ammont jigi diviz bejn il-popolazzjoni fil-lokalita biex jinhareg ammont per capita.

Jien inhares lejn dan il-process qishu ghandek tim tal-futbol li qed jiehu sehem go kampjonat. Irid ikollok coach tajjeb u tim tajjeb biex tasal ghal rizultat. Ovvjament hekk jigri anke f’dan ir-rigward. Sena wara l-ohra qedghin naraw klassifika finali li ghandha disinn.

Mitt 28 Kunsill lokali eligibbli ghal dawn lawards gbarna 4986 tunnelata ta materjal ricikklabbli.

Illum, il-Ministru għall-Iżvilupp Sostenibbli, l-Ambjent u t-Tibdil fil-Klima Dr Josè Herrera u s-Segretarju Parlamentari għall-Gvern Lokali Dr Stefan Buontempo indirizzaw il-Green Council Awards.
 
Il-Ministru Herrera qal li waħda mill-ikbar sfidi illi għandu pajjiżna hija bla dubju ta’ xejn dik tal-iskart. Huwa qal li ma nistgħux nibqgħu nipprokrastinaw milli nieħdu ċertu deċiżjonijiet u li huwa lest li jieħu dawn id-deċiżjonijiet wara li jkun sema’ u għarbel l-opinjoni ta’ kulħadd.
 
Huwa stqarr li għalih din hija sfida kbira mhux biss għall-Ministeru tiegħu imma għall-pajjiż kollu.

Milk and juice cartons can now be Recycled!

GreenMT, the National Authorised Packaging Waste Compliance Scheme, as from September 2015 organised a number of Educational Recycling Campaigns in Schools around Malta and Gozo for the fourth year running.

These talks with a difference were very well received by both students and teachers alike.

GreenMT's Eco-Councillors Mrs. Grace Buhagiar and Mrs.Josette Pisani together with Singer/Songwriter Kristina Casolani visited over 30 schools throughout this campaign. This campaign will continue in 2016.

Green MT, the National Authorised Packaging Waste Compliance Scheme has held its annual Council Awards under the patronage of the Hon. Minister for Sustainable Development, the Environment and Climate Change, Leo Brincat and the Hon. Stefan Buontempo, Parliamentary Secretary for Local Government.
The Green Council Awards have entered into their fifth year and eleven awards were this year given to Local Councils, Schools, Industry Operators, and individuals who have distingushed themselves in the sector of waste separation and final recycling.

 

GreenMT, the National Authorised Packaging Waste Compliance Scheme first week of December organised an event in Mellieħa in order to collect used clothes, shoes and bags. All items collected shall be exported to be segregated and reused and will be sold to third world countries.

GreenMT Eco-Councillors distributed grey bags to all who attended the recycling event. The residents of Mellieha were very cooperative.

This Recycling event in Mellieħa is to be repeated every three months.

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