EMA survey

The EMA is currently planning to conduct a survey to collect data on wastes generated and their management for the period January 1st 2013 to December 31st 2015. The title of the study is “An Inventory of Wastes Generated in Trinidad and Tobago from 2013 to 2015”. The data will be used to inform the development of legislation and policies by the EMA to manage wastes.
The EMA previously collected data on hazardous waste generation and management through national inventories conducted for year 2003 and the period 2004-2008 to meet its reporting obligations under the Basel Convention. This survey will focus on both hazardous and non-hazardous wastes.
The proposed period to execute the survey is during the last week of April.

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Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 21:00 to Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 21:00

Making mas

plastic and costumes on the beach after the carnival

Environment Tobago hates to be the spoiler in this the season of the merry monarch but….. please people can we not use the sea as a dumping ground? The image shown above is mas garbage and plastic beverage containers on the Roxborough Bay. The photo was taken 30 days after the last carnival.

Wetlands: Key to a better future

World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on 2 February. The date marks the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the shores of the Caspian Sea. Sustainable Livelihoods is the theme for this year's World Wetlands Day. This theme is selected to demonstrate the vital role of wetlands for the future of humanity and specifically their relevance towards achieving the new Sustainable Development Goals .

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