Trash in our cities and towns is a major concern. The problem is compounded by the huge influx of tourists that arrive every day and by a small percentage of residents who feel it is acceptable to litter the streets with their household trash and furnishings. Emaya are working hard to keep our streets clean but they need our help and co-operation.
Mallorca is blessed with some of the finest beaches in the world. It is fine to leave your 'footprints in the sand' but please do not leave your trash. Protect this precious commodity for others to enjoy. Please click here
On 27 June 2011, The Tramuntana Range was awarded World Heritage Status by UNESCO as an area of great physical and cultural significance. Please help us protect and nurture it.
Eight million tonnes of plastic waste ends up in the ocean every year killing more than one million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals and turtles through ingestion and entanglement. 80% of all plastic consumed on land ends up in the ocean.
Water is a precious commodity here in Mallorca and with over 11 million tourists a year this puts a tremendous strain on our water reserves. Please help us conserve water by being ‘water conscious’.
The defacing of public and private property is a huge problem both here in Spain and around the world causing millions of euros of damage every year. For more information, please click here
It is estimated that 750 MILLION kilos of cigarette butts wind up as toxic trash each year, creating an enormous environmental, health, and economic burden. They leach organic chemicals and heavy metals into the environment that are highly toxic, never disappear and are poisonous when ingested by children and other living organisms.
One gram of dog feces contains 23 million fecal bacteria. It is the #3 cause of water pollution and according to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is as toxic to the environment as chemicals and oil spills. Dog feces are the most common carriers of Whipworms, Hookworms, Roundworms, Tapeworms, Parvo, Corona, Giardiasis, Salmonellosis, Cryptosporidiosis and Campylobacteriosis