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Waiting

These recycling bins for paper, plastic etc. are waiting in the field next to the sports stadium in Skopelos town. We hope they will be placed soon so we can make a serious effort and recycle even more. Bins for glass have been placed a long time ago but we should have the other ones next to them.

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The Spyrou Skopelos Experience hotel and apartments chain have taken the initiative to voluntarily clean the area around Panormos tomorrow, Wednesday the 29th of August. Mr. George Michalis has taken this initiative and I admire him for it. The meeting point is hotel Skopelos Green Bay in Panormos at 09.00 hours in the morning. Please come in pairs so it is easier to work together. Rubbish bags and gloves are provided. Bring a hat, wear sensible shoes and take something to drink and to eat with you. I am going, you?

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Spotted in the old harbor. A couple of new waste bins for plastic !! paper !! and other waste that is recyclable . There is also a press for the normal waste so it does not need to be collected so often by the municipality. Slowly slowly more of these bins will be placed on the island. If you see one please send me a photo with the location!

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Go Green Recycling was founded in 2015 on the island of Skopelos. Our goal is to reduce pollution and reduce the volume of waste, always friendly to the environment. They have a small website (see below)

Operation days & hours

Monday to Friday 08.00a.m to 16.00p.m

Saturday 08.00a.m to 14.00p.m

tel.number 24240 24884

collection of recyclable materials :

Monday and Friday from Skopelos town, Wednesday from Glossa.

for electrical appliances after a telephone appointment.

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In the mood for recycling

Skopelos might not have all the right recycling boxes for the separation of paper, glass, plastic, cans etc. yet but many inhabitants are participating in the recycling process ! This bag with a paper saying recycling I saw on the ring road. It makes me feel happy and confident for the future. To make an effort and tape a paper on the bag saying it is for recycling means people care.

Apostolis from the recycling company told us yesterday that bins for different kinds of waste are coming within two weeks. I cannot wait !

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It is nice to get in touch with somebody from the municipality when you have a question, a problem that you need help with. Voula Karatzas has been hired by the municipality and looks at problems, situations that occur in the daily life here. Some things seem very straightforward but you sometimes need to bring it to the attention of the right person. Thanks Voula for the immediate help.

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Two big containers with materials that can be recycled left Skopelos yesterday. Keep it going please, it is so important for this island. Lots more is going to happen in the next couple of months. We will keep you posted !

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