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Cyprus, Malta, Greece to develop single-use plastic-free tourism

Cyprus, Malta and Greece are teaming up for the development of a plastic-free tourism industry. The SupMed project has a total budget of nearly €1.3 million and runs until June 2023.
Six organisations and companies, partners from the three countries, will implement a joint programme aimed at eliminating single-use plastic products most commonly used in hotels and restaurants, BHP said.

They will be replaced by alternative products, more environmentally friendly, economically profitable and affordable, explained by the Cyprus Hotel Association, which participated in the project, at its presentation in Nicosia.

The SupMed project is funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the Norwegian Regional Cooperation Fund and the European Economic Area.

The programme will introduce pilot business models in coastal tourism in Cyprus, Malta and Greece (Crete).

Action recommendations will be made to save consumers money and reduce the environmental impact of plastic use at tourist sites.

Best practices from the implemented pilot solutions will be included in guides that will be provided to tourism institutions, small and medium-sized businesses, non-profits and other stakeholders in all three countries and across Europe.

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