Category: environment


Revenues from plastic bag charge put at 2.5 mln euros

Market experts say that revenues from the sale of plastic bags at shops and supermarkets have reached around 2.5 million euros since the initiative was launched on January 1. “According to market executives, revenues in the first three months of this environmental levy will be around 2.5 million euros,” said Lefteris Kioses, managing director at […]

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Sahara desert dust to blanket parts of Greece

Parts of Greece will be on Wednesday blanketed in orange haze as southerly winds sweep dust from the Sahara desert in Africa to southeastern Europe, meteorologists warn. Health authorities urge the young, elderly and those with breathing problems to limit their time outside.

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