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New Waste Management Strategy for the Falkland Islands

Wednesday, June 6th 2018 - 19:25 UTC
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Today the Falkland Islands Government announced the adoption of a new Waste Management strategy for the Islands. Read full article

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  • portman

    does this in anyway represent the implementation of the shelved Halcrow Report of the 1990s? 20+ years later seems a reasonably acceptable timescale for a land of tomorrow! lol

    Jun 07th, 2018 - 04:05 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Islander1

    Hang on Portman- this is just a “stratagey” - will be another 5 years or so before they can create “policy” - and then perhaps a few years after that we might actually do something!

    Meanwhile luckily the private sector is getting on with quite a bit it self as FIG wont do anthing!

    Jun 08th, 2018 - 11:01 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • portman

    well said islander1. fig is all plans and talk with very little action and decades later. thankfully we have a private sector with individuals who take the initiative sooner rather than later.

    Jun 08th, 2018 - 04:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Islander1

    Correct portman- classic example is the plastic shopping bags - FIG refused point blank to make any legal rule banning free distribution of them - they made it clear they wanted it to happen but onus was 100% on retailers to start a charge system-and face any public complaints - which we pretty well all now do - and donates proceeds to our respective chosen charities.

    Jun 09th, 2018 - 12:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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