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Despite huge improvements in recycling, Ibiza continues to fall short of minimum recycling targets
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Despite huge improvements in recycling, Ibiza continues to fall short of minimum recycling targets

On the World Day of Recycling, the Ibiza Sustainability Observatory emphasises the need to continue to improve in terms of waste prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse Ibiza, 17-05-22 – In 2021, the percentage of waste selectively collected for recycling in Ibiza reached 27.55% (27,422.62t) of total domestic waste, the highest proportion recorded so far, but...

Plastic Free Balearics certification eliminates more than 16,000kg of plastic, including 760,000 bottles, throughout the four islands
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Plastic Free Balearics certification eliminates more than 16,000kg of plastic, including 760,000 bottles, throughout the four islands

67 hospitality establishments certified for reduction of single-use plastics, in initiative supported by the Balearic Regional Government Balearic Islands, 5th May 2022 – The Plastic Free Balearics certification has eliminated 16,394kg of plastic waste throughout the archipelago during its 10-month pilot phase, according to the results of the initiative announced today in Palma. This includes...

Ibiza’s average temperature rises by more than 1 degree Celsius as the island approaches a dangerous tipping point
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Ibiza’s average temperature rises by more than 1 degree Celsius as the island approaches a dangerous tipping point

The IbizaPreservation Sustainability Observatory and the state Sustainability Observatory warn that the island is approaching temperature rises considered high risk Ibiza, 26-03-22 – On World Climate Day, an analysis of the increase in temperatures on the island by IbizaPreservation’s Sustainability Observatory in collaboration with the statewide Sustainability Observatory has concluded that there has been a...

Plastic Free Balearics warns of false solutions and proposes “honest” alternatives on the first anniversary of the Balearic ban on disposable  plastics
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Plastic Free Balearics warns of false solutions and proposes “honest” alternatives on the first anniversary of the Balearic ban on disposable plastics

The certification initiative launches a guide aimed at the hospitality sector to  facilitate purchasing decisions with a lower environmental impact Since June 2021, Plastic Free Balearics has certified 49 establishments, which plan to eliminate almost 6 tonnes of plastic waste from the supply chain  Balearic Islands, 16 March 2022 – On the eve of the...

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Ibiza’s renewable energy production falls for another consecutive year

On World Energy Efficiency Day, IbizaPreservation’s Sustainability Observatory warns of setbacks Ibiza, 05-03-22 – The low production of renewable energies in Ibiza continues to represent, for yet another year, a major difficulty on the road to energy self-sufficiency and the penetration of renewable energies in the island’s energy model. This is one of the conclusions...

“Km of plastic for Iris”, an environmental prize for young people promoted by IbizaPreservation, gets underway
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“Km of plastic for Iris”, an environmental prize for young people promoted by IbizaPreservation, gets underway

The Balearic-wide competition is a tribute to the daughter of Ben Goldsmith, co-founder of this environmental foundation Ibiza, 16-02-22 – IbizaPreservation is joining forces with its sister organisations in Menorca and Mallorca today to launch “Kilometres of Plastic for Iris”, a Balearic-wide initiative aimed at recognising and involving young people in protecting the environment and...

Itziar Arratibel: “Sustainability data helps us to identify our responsibility individually and as a community”.
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Itziar Arratibel: “Sustainability data helps us to identify our responsibility individually and as a community”.

The new technical coordinator of IbizaPreservation’s Sustainability Observatory joins with her sights set on improving its indicators 14/02/2022 IBIZA – Following the appointment of the former coordinator of the Ibiza Sustainability Observatory, Inma Saranova, as the new executive director of IbizaPreservation, Itziar Arratibel has taken the reins of this project of the environmental foundation with,...

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Fundraising manager

WE’RE HIRING! Vacancy for fundraising manager to start March 2022. About us IbizaPreservation is a not-for-profit foundation that works to preserve and regenerate the natural resources of Ibiza and Formentera and promotes sustainable initiatives on the islands. We believe it is necessary to foster change so that the tourism-based economy evolves towards a model that...

New Plastic Free Balearics certification eliminates nearly 94,000 plastic bottles from the islands’ hospitality sector
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New Plastic Free Balearics certification eliminates nearly 94,000 plastic bottles from the islands’ hospitality sector

With 93 establishments already assessed, more than 4,300kg of plastic waste are projected to be removed from the supply chain in the archipelago Balearic Islands, 25 – 11 – 2021 – As part of the European Week for Waste Reduction, Plastic Free Balearics has presented preliminary results revealing the impact of its first stage of...

Inma Saranova, new executive director of IbizaPreservation
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Inma Saranova, new executive director of IbizaPreservation

The journalist and activist joins the foundation with the intention of achieving the environmental Sustainable Development Goals on the island Ibiza, 1-10-2021 –  IbizaPreservation has appointed journalist Inma Saranova as its new Executive Director. She joins today, after more than six years at the helm of the Más de Uno programme at the Onda Cero...