The Catalan city of La Seu d’Urgell has begun a project to eliminate plastic bags in the city’s shops and supermarkets. Plastic bags will be replaced with disposable paper bags. This project is part of the European CERES project to promote environmental materials for public use, promoted by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (La Fundació Ellen …More
The Minister of the Environment, Agriculture and Sustainability, Sílvia Calvó, and the President of the Hotel Union of Andorra, Carles Ramos, signed a collaboration agreement between the two entities on Tuesday. The agreement aims to promote and disseminate different environmental aspects such as waste prevention and recycling, saving and efficient water consumption, …More
As part of the fight against waste, Andorra launched a campaign to reduce paper advertising and plastic waste. This statement was made at a meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Principality, on the eve of the European Waste Prevention Week, which will be held from November 18 to 26.
In particular, the Government plans …More
On the eve of World Environment Day, which is celebrated on 5th June, Marc Rossell, Director of the Department of Environment of the Government of Andorra, announced at the press conference the results of environmental studies of the principality for 2016. This document is updated annually and includes key indicators in the area of environmental …More
The Minister of Environment, Agriculture and Sustainable Development of Andorra Silvia Calvó presented new mobile waste collection centers, which will move through all administrative districts of the principality. Mobile centers will select such types of waste as used cartridges, batteries, incandescent lamps, etc.
In total, eight mobile centers will be launched – one …More
The Ministry of Environment of Andorra launches a campaign to intensify selective waste collection. An appropriate program was presented by the Minister of Environment, Agriculture and Sustainable Development of Andorra, Silvia Calvo. This program is a part of the state plan for waste management until 2020.
The campaign will start with the sale of products in …More
On 21st May (10:30 a.m.) Andorra hosts the 8th mass run Cursa Popular Illa Carlemany, the collected funds will be used to recycle plastic waste. The event will be organized with the assistance of the Ministry of Environment, Agriculture and Sustainable Development.
During the presentation of the project, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Olga …More
The Ministry of Environment, Agriculture and Sustainable Development of Andorra has joined a program for the textile waste recycling, which is supported by the regional council of Occitanie and the agency for the protection of the environment and energy control of the Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrénées regions.
The main objective of this project is to collect waste …More
The volume of surface waters in Andorra of high quality in 2016 was 86%. The remaining 8% of water has acceptable quality, 3% – poor quality and 3% – very poor quality, reported the Ministry of Environment, Agriculture and Sustainable Development of Andorra on the eve of the celebration of World Water Day on 22d …More
Prevention will be a key priority of the National plan of Andorra for waste control in 2017-2020. This decision was taken at the meeting of the Commission for coordination and development of the National plan for waste control.
The meeting was attended by the minister of environment and agriculture of Andorra Sílvia Calvó, …More