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Beach clean-up completed with The English School!
May 16 2022

Beach clean-up completed with The English School!

  Beach clean-up completed with The English School! -about 170 volunteers -approx. 600 kilos of litter The action implemented in the framework of the #TeamSeas campaign, which is supported by the Ocean Conservancy  #ICC #TeamSeas

Διαγωνισμός: Zero Waste Beach Champions 2022
May 3 2022

Διαγωνισμός: Zero Waste Beach Champions 2022

  Η ΑΚΤΗ / AKTI Project and Research Centre, προκηρύσσει διαγωνισμό στο πλαίσιο του έργου «Zero Waste Beach» που υλοποιεί με την υποστήριξη του Ιδρύματος της Coca-Cola (The Coca-Cola Foundation). Ο διαγωνισμός απευθύνεται σε όλων των ειδών παράκτιες επιχειρήσεις, με στόχο ιδιοκτήτες/διευθυντές και εργαζόμενοι των παράκτιων επιχειρήσεων, να λάβουν μέτρα για τη διαχείριση των πλαστικών αποβλήτων, συμπεριλαμβανομένων αυτών…

NEW JOB POSITION: Team Assistant / Administrator
Apr 20 2022

NEW JOB POSITION: Team Assistant / Administrator

  Job Title: Team Assistant / Administrator   Main Tasks and Responsibilities: -Managing diaries and arranging appointments -Providing administrative assistance (e.g. copying, scanning, taking notes) -Booking travel and accommodation for staff and external associates -Organising both internal and external events, and coordinating with relevant parties to ensure success. -Data entry and filing (hard copy and…

Apr 18 2022

Seasonal and geographic variations of marine litter: A comprehensive study from the island of Cyprus

Authors: Demetra L. Orthodoxou, Dr. Xenia I. Loizidou, Christina Baldwin, Cemile Kocareis, Anastasis Karonias, Maria Ayça Ates¸ Published in: Marine Pollution Bulletin Abstract: Twenty beaches located around the island of Cyprus, in the eastern Mediterranean, were identified as monitoring sites. They were monitored over four monitoring sessions from January to September 2021 to assess marine litter amounts,…

Apr 18 2022

Plastic pollution on the Mediterranean coastline: Generating fit-for-purpose data to support decision-making via a participatory-science initiative

Authors: Thomais Vlachogianni, Miha Skocir, Paulin Constantin, Céline Labbe, Demetra Orthodoxou, Ioannis Pesmatzoglou, Danilo Scannella, Matea Spika, Vassilis Zissimopoulos, Michael Scoullos. Published in: Science of the Total Environment Abstract: Plastic pollution is a global problem and reliable, coherent and comparable data are essential for targeted mitigation strategies. Throughout the years Mediterranean NGOs have significantly contributed to providing…

Apr 18 2022

Sustainable business events: The perceptions of service providers, attendees, and stakeholders in decision-making positions

Authors: Demetra L. Orthodoxou, Dr. Xenia I. Loizidou, Anthi Gavriel, Stephanie Hadjiprocopiou, Demetra Petsa, Kyriaki Demetriou Published in: Journal of Convention & Event Tourism Abstract: Sustainable business events have the potential to diversify the tourism offering of destinations, to attract higher-spending visitors, and to elongate the tourism season, while economically, socially and environmentally benefiting host communities….

Apr 18 2022

Circular Bioeconomy in Action: Collection and Recycling of Domestic Used Cooking Oil through a Social, Reverse Logistics System

Authors: Dr. Michael I. Loizides, Dr. Xenia I. Loizidou, Ms. Demetra L. Orthodoxou, Ms. Demetra Petsa Published in: Recycling Abstract: The inappropriate disposal of millions of tons of domestically produced used cooking oil (UCO), either down domestic household drains or in landfill, causes significant detrimental effects on the environment but also constitutes the loss of a…

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