Archive for URBAN
(TioJimeno) This is the state of the entrance to Marchenilla, less than two kilometres from the Punto Limpio recycling centre and a spot the rubbish lorries pass several times a day. Pathetic!
(Press release) The ultimate objective of the Plan Provincial de Arbolado Urbano 2009 (Provincial Plan for Urban Plantings 2009), published on April 15 in the Official Bulletin of the Province, is to ensure that the municipalities of the province carry out their commitment to their urban environment.> Read the rest of this entry »
(Press release) Jimena Councillor for the Environment Noelia García (photo, centre) held a meeting this morning with residents of the upper part of Calle Sevilla to explain the Council’s plan for eliminating individual bag collection throughout the municipality. Similar meetings will be held in other places. The objective is to increase awareness of the need to eliminate this long held practice and for residents to use the containers increasingly available on streets. García listened to ideas and suggestions that will help to meet European directives regarding urban rubbish collection. (Related item here, please read if you missed it before!)
(Agencies) In its annual report on Spain’s coasts, titled ‘Destruction at All Costs’, the environmental pressure group’s Spanish chapter blasts the state of the coastline of the Campo de Gibraltar. The water and beaches of the area are severely threatened and suffering the effects of pollution, urbanization and infrastructure that have a grave environmental impact.> Read the rest of this entry »
(Agencies) Residents of the Mirador del Soto section of Castellar Nuevo have asked the Council to have horses moved from close to their homes because, they say, of the bad smell and a proliferation of insects. They also complain about the difficulties in walking with children in the area because of the dangers posed by the animals.