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Environment & Oceans Day Thank You

PRESS RELEASE:-The Department of Fisheries would like to thank members of the public for their tremendous support and participation in the observance of World Environment and Oceans Day 2017. ...

364 derelict vehicles to be removed from St. Lucia roads

The St. Lucia Solid Waste Management Authority in collaboration with the Environmental Health Division in the Ministry of Health and Wellness has embarked on the removal of 364 derelict...

SLBS to pilot new process for energy standards

Press Release:-  The CARICOM Regional Organization for Standards and Quality (CROSQ), in collaboration with the Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS), recently hosted an information session on the establishment of...
100 Volunteers Mobilized Against plastic pollution in Anse-La-Raye, St-Lucia

Jamaica: Bamboo being explored as substitute for plastic, styrofoam

Jamaica Observer:-  BAMBOO is being explored as a possible alternative to the production of plastic and styrofoam containers as the Government embarks on a policy to ban the use of...

No Garbage Collection For Christmas, New Year’s Day

The Saint Lucia Solid Waste Management Authority (SLSWMA) has announced that there be no garbage collection on Christmas Day and New Year's day. Both days will fall on a Tuesday. The...

EU parliament approves ban on single-use plastics

STRASBOURG, France (AFP) — The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly yesterday for an EU-wide ban on single-use plastics such as straws, cutlery, cotton buds and balloon sticks. The European Commission —...

Major Maintenance Underway At Deglos Landfill

Poor conditions caused by major maintenance at the Desglos sanitary landfill  are a source of distress to staff of the  Saint Lucia Solid Waste Management Authority (SLSWMA) and users...

Dominica PM urges more resources for disaster resilience and response

Dominica's Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has urged the creation of a special fund to assist countries that are impacted by climate change. Skerrit declared that those who contribute to the...

Mystery seaweed threatens French Caribbean

France 24/Reuters:- During a trip to the French overseas territory Guadeloupe on Friday, President Emmanuel Macron pledged to keep a promise to clean up toxic Sargassum seaweed within 48 hours...

Minister delivers statement at the 30th Meeting of Parties to the Montreal Protocol

Press Release:-  On Thursday November 8, 2018, The Minister for Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development, the Honourable Dr. Gale T.C Rigobert, delivered a statement at the High-Level Segment...