Recycling with GreenPak

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In recent weeks, Qormi and Mosta have terminated their contracts with GreenMT and transferred their waste collection and recycling services to GreenPak, Malta’s leading national scheme. These additional localities bring the total number of local councils served by GreenPak to 38, covering more than 64% of the Maltese population.

The separated materials collected from these localities is sent for recycling, in a renewed push towards increasing the recovery of packaging materials in a more sustainable way. GreenPak have always endeavoured to instil the awareness within the communities to recycle more plastic, metal, glass and paper through the wide range of services it offers, from recycling bags, kerbside collections, bring-in sites and specific material collections such as for glass being held every first Friday of each month with the next glass collection happening this Friday 4th April.

The collection frequency runs throughout the week and in localities with high commercial activity, GreenPak also provides collections from shops and small businesses including Saturdays. GreenPak runs a ‘free recycling bag’ programme which is distributed to each household in an effort to encourage ‘Recycling on Tuesdays’.

GreenPak Coop Society is a MEPA authorised scheme and is a founding member of EXPRA, the European organisation promoting producer responsibility schemes internationally. GreenPak is also backed by PROEurope, an umbrella organisation of 35 national producer responsibility systems engaged in the selective collection and recycling of packaging waste.

For further inquires regarding the new collection schemes, bring-in-sites and other information of interest to the residents of Qormi and Mosta, one can call their respective local council, or GreenPak Malta on tel: 2166 0233 or email

Monique Chambers

Monique started indulge in 2011 and has since created Indulge Me GIFT and Indulge Me FOOD and volume 1 of The Artists Directory - Malta. A marketing professional by trade, Monique's passion is to promote local talent and Malta in general. Free time is her biggest indulgence, when she can tinker in her craft room or the kitchen, or be selfish with a book, the sofa and good glass of wine (of course, wearing something beautiful and with freshly coiffed hair!)

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