Latest News for: Seychelles waste


Seychelles Breweries Limited donates recycle bins |23 January 2023

Nation 23 Jan 2023
To help push Seychelles towards an improved waste management infrastructure, the Seychelles Breweries Limited (SBL) has donated recycle bins for PET, aluminium and glass bottles to the Ministry of Agriculture, Climate Change, and Environment ...Waste segregation is relatively new ...

Majority of plastic debris on Seychelles beaches from far-off sources, study concludes |21 January 2023

Nation 21 Jan 2023
The vast majority of plastic debris and waste that end up on Seychelles’ beaches are from “far-off sources”, according to a new modelling study led by the University of Oxford ... Co-author Dr April Burt of the Seychelles Islands Foundation and University of Oxford said that the ...

Most plastic debris on Seychelles beaches comes from far-off sources

Science Daily 19 Jan 2023
A new modelling study shows that the Seychelles and other islands in the western Indian Ocean are not responsible ...

Year 2022 news highlights |30 December 2022

Nation 30 Dec 2022
Seychelles enregistre un nouveau centenaire en la personne de Claire Coutts qui fête ses 100 ans ... Two producers of frozen tuna – Opagac (Spain) and Orthongel (France) – sign a memorandum of understanding with local firm Brikole Ltd to carry out a waste management and recycling system of exhausted fishing nets and other fishing gear in Seychelles.

It’s Christmas and the Art of Generosity |24 December 2022

Nation 24 Dec 2022
Wastea and Star Seychelles donate to children’s homes ... WASTEA Company, leaders of waste management in Seychelles, has been generously supporting the orphans of Foyer Ste Elizabeth during the festive season for the past three years, and this year it decided to extend this generosity further, by donating to all other ‘foyers’.

DRMD and responder agencies launch emergency operation centres for inner islands |19 December 2022

Nation 19 Dec 2022
He was accompanied by a number of key DRMD staff as they met with stakeholders such as the Police Force, the SFRSA, the Landscape and Waste Management Agency (LWMA), the Seychelles Parks and Gardens Authority (SPGA), the Terrestrial Restoration Action Society of Seychelles (TRASS) on Praslin and on La Digue, the Business Association.

Car goes ‘off road’ in bad weather |17 December 2022

Nation 17 Dec 2022
Mr Songor said the local government department had prepared for the rainy season, by activating its district competency and operational plan and had met with all the partners namely the Seychelles Infrastructure Authority (SIA), Land and Waste Management Agency (LWMA), and the environment department.

French ambassador calls on Minister Joubert |15 December 2022

Nation 15 Dec 2022
Minister Joubert highlighted that Seychelles appreciates the continued support and solidarity of France on various issues related to the vulnerabilities of small island developing states.

Plastic pollution and marine litter |09 December 2022

Nation 09 Dec 2022
PS Matatiken noted that at present, the magnitude of plastic waste in Seychelles is not comprehensively known as there is a noticeable lack of statistics on the exact amount of plastics in the country. What is known, is the amount of mismanaged plastic waste which is continuously increasing and requires urgent attention.

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.

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