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Montevideo, June 20th 2018 - 09:21 UTC
Today the Falkland Islands Government announced the adoption of a new Waste Management strategy for the Islands. Read full article
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
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!
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.
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.
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