Latest News for: Seychelles waste


ISS students learn about plastic waste and solutions |23 November 2022

Nation 23 Nov 2022
The impacts of plastic waste and pollution on the environment and marine life and the efforts to address the problem in Seychelles are but some of the important issues which Eco-club students from the International School Seychelles (ISS) had the opportunity to learn about, through a presentation yesterday.

Budgets for Mayor’s Office, SBC, Public Service Bureau scrutinised by Assembly members |23 November 2022

Nation 23 Nov 2022
Seychelles Broadcasting Corporation – R120.801 million ... Meanwhile, today the National Assembly will scrutinise the budgets for department of climate change, department of environment, Landscape and Waste Management Agency (LWMA), department of agriculture, Seychelles Meteorological Agency, Seychelles Energy Commission and the judiciary.

COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt |17 November 2022

Nation 17 Nov 2022
At the UNODC side-event on ‘How combatting plastic pollution and illegal traffic in plastic waste can help reduce carbon emissions’, Minister Joubert spoke about addressing the issue of plastic pollution and plastic waste management in Seychelles from the perspective of a small ...

President Ramkalawan chairs second landfill-fire related meet |28 October 2022

Nation 28 Oct 2022
During the first meeting on October 12, President Ramkalawan called on the relevant authorities, namely, the Seychelles Fire and Rescue Services Agency (SFRSA), the Landscape and Waste Management Agency (LWMA), the Industrial Estates Authority (IEA), police and government ...

R10 billion budget proposed for 2023 |27 October 2022

Nation 27 Oct 2022
Seychelles Licensing Authority 19,145 ... Seychelles Revenue Commission 246,754 ... Seychelles Investment Board 9,617 ... Seychelles Bureau of Standards 29,108. Seychelles Qualifications Authority 9,627 ... Seychelles Energy Commission 42,764. Seychelles Human Rights Commission 8,560. Seychelles Media Commission 2,700 ... Seychelles Nurses and Midwives Council 1,752.

Green-fingered Sustainable Home Garden competition winners receive prizes |15 October 2022

Nation 15 Oct 2022
Winners of the Sustainable Home Garden 2022 competition launched by government earlier this year as part of the campaign for a cleaner and beautiful Seychelles were yesterday presented with their prizes ... "Waste remains a problem and we need to keep emphasising on the reduction of waste, and where we cannot do so, to encourage recycling.

Seychelles inches closer to waste to energy project |30 September 2022

Nation 30 Sep 2022
Experts from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) met with government officials and stakeholders dealing with waste management and energy yesterday morning, as Seychelles works towards transforming the current waste management system, through the establishment of a waste to energy facility.

Land owner and contractor expected to be charged with illegal development |29 September 2022

Nation 29 Sep 2022
The Seychelles Planning Authority and the department of environment are working with the Attorney General’s office to prosecute a contractor, who is also the land owner responsible for an illegal development at Mare Aux Cochons, Bel Ombre. It was the chairman of the Seychelles ...

Strong winds worsen landfill blaze |28 September 2022

Nation 28 Sep 2022
The Seychelles Fire and Rescue Services Agency and other agencies worked tirelessly to combat a fire at the landfill that broke out at around 1.35pm yesterday ... The Seychelles police force and Landscape and Waste Management Agency (LWMA) were also on scene assisting in the operation.

IFL organises third food donation fair |27 September 2022

Nation 27 Sep 2022
The International Friendship League in collaboration with the Seychelles Community Training Institute and the Seychelles Sustainable Tourism Foundation organised a third food donation fair under the theme ‘Don't Waste, Eat!’. This event took place during the weekend at the Seychelles Community Training Institute (Secti) building at Roche Caïman ... ....

Expansion of sewage network not possible without improvement works on existing infrastructure |14 September 2022

Nation 14 Sep 2022
Sewage coverage in Plaisance is presently very limited, covering mainly the Dan Kan Housing Estate ... Work is underway to launch the tender process in due time ... The Seychelles Integrated and Comprehensive Sanitation Master Plan of 2018 aims to take waste management to the next level, ensuring proper waste disposal on Mahé, Praslin and La Digue ... ....

Seychelles and Israel sign MoU for bilateral services |07 September 2022

Nation 07 Sep 2022
Seychelles weekly flights to Israel will double in the coming weeks, according to a top government official ... He said that businessmen did not want to waste time and inconvenience themselves with long flights and he hopes that an increase in flight frequency will increase Israeli presence in Seychelles.

National promotion of Circular Economy |31 August 2022

Nation 31 Aug 2022
Recently Seychelles received a ... Seychelles in particular has a very high level of EU waste and if this project is done successfully, we will have a situation where there would be more innovation happening locally and we will reconfigure the way we use things/machines in our lives.

President Ramkalawan meets Japan’s Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa |29 August 2022

Nation 29 Aug 2022
President Ramkalawan expressed his appreciation for all the support given to Seychelles by Japan in areas such as maritime ... On his part, Minister Yoshimasa expressed his gratitude for the support given by Seychelles to Japan’s numerous candidatures in international organisations.

Joint Sustainable Development Goals Fund Project for Mauritius and Seychelles |30 July 2022

Nation 30 Jul 2022
The project will also create investment opportunities that will benefit the Seychelles’ transformative economic agenda of diversification of the economy through creating diversity in livelihoods, reinforcing local resilience, contributing to poverty reduction as well as reducing the amount of solid waste that is being directed to the landfill.

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