From Shunning Plastic to Composting Cigarettes: How Greek Islands are Racing to Recycle

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Takeaways:

  • Tilos and Paros in Greece are working towards zero waste and cutting carbon emissions.
  • Tilos recycles up to 86% of its trash and has shut its landfill.
  • Paros launched a campaign to encourage visitors to drink the local water and eliminate using plastic water bottles – the share of visitors who think they can’t drink the island’s tap water dropped from 100% to 33% since 2019.

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