Latest News for: Seychelles waste


Seychelles joins in regional project to tackle hazardous chemicals and waste |17 March 2023

Nation 17 Mar 2023
Seychelles has received financing amounting to US $2.5 million from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to undertake a local project as part of a regional endeavour to manage hazardous chemicals and waste ... and Seychelles and one regional subject totalling over US $12 million.

Seychelles Considers Safe Disposal of Chemical Waste in UNDP Project #AfricaClimateHope

All Africa 17 Mar 2023
Top environmental officials in Seychelles are urging local partners to consider new projects to safely dispose of chemical waste as more than part of their jobs as the outcome is far-reaching ....

Museum educational programme for 2023 officially launched |13 February 2023

Nation 13 Feb 2023
Another exciting activity will be the 2023 symposium with the theme ‘Endemic Plants of Seychelles ... The 2023 debate will have the theme ‘Waste in Seychelles through the eyes of the museum’ and will be held on September 11 at the National Museum of History, Victoria ... Tree planting with Trass on Mahé to help reduce carbon footprint in Seychelles.

Landfill waste management needs being addressed |08 February 2023

Nation 08 Feb 2023
... Star Seychelles to contribute to reducing the risk of such fires by helping the government and the people of Seychelles with the equipment which is needed for better management by the Land Waste Management Agency.

Seychelles is becoming overwhelmed by marine plastic -- we now know where it comes from

The Conversation 01 Feb 2023
Rich Baxter , CC BY-NC-ND More than 1,000km southwest of Mahé, the main inhabited island in Seychelles, lies a ring of coral islands called the Aldabra Atoll ... But Seychelles is also contaminated with plastic waste from other places ... Seychelles is not responsible for generating this waste but face mounting environmental and economic costs.

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.

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