Porto Santo Without Marine Waste

Students from Porto Santo participate in a Workshop to raise awareness of Marine Waste

Students from Porto Santo participate in a Workshop to raise awareness of Marine Waste

Initiative framed in the World Underwater Photography and Video Championship. Between October 6th and 8th, workshops were held with students from the Porto Santo Schools, at the Ilha Dourada naval club. The action aimed to sensitize young people to one of the biggest environmental problems: marine waste. Within the framework of the "Porto Santo Sem ...

Cleaning campaign in coastal areas collects 24 kg of marine litter

Cleaning campaign in coastal areas collects 24 kg of marine litter

On the 18th of September, a cleaning campaign was carried out in coastal areas, which involved 8 volunteers in the collection of 24 kg of garbage, including plastic. The initiative of the "Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho" (Porto Santo Without Marine Waste~) project was associated with the International Coastal Cleaning Day, promoted by the Oceano ...

Amateur Photography, Video and Painting Contest on Ilha Dourada

Amateur Photography, Video and Painting Contest on Ilha Dourada

Porto Santo schools can receive an underwater camera. Between September 21 and October 6 (until 12:00), an amateur photography, video and painting competition will take place on Porto Santo Island, promoted by the entities involved in the project "Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho" (Porto Santo Without Marine Waste) and framed in the World Championship of ...

This summer, João and Tristão are calling for a Porto Santo without marine waste

This summer, João and Tristão are calling for a Porto Santo without marine waste

On World Nature Conservation Day, the Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho (Porto Santo Without Marine Waste) campaign makes known João and Tristão, the mascots that represent it and that will appeal to residents and visitors to protect the island's biodiversity and reduce plastic waste. A ilha do Porto Santo recebe dois ajudantes especiais, o João ...

“Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho” presents results on the identification and management of plastic waste

“Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho” presents results on the identification and management of plastic waste

The project's partner entities presented the results of the work that has been developed around the identification, monitoring and management of plastic waste, having also established commitments for community management, including adherence to the Informal Certification Seal.   On the afternoon of June 23, the Cultural and Congress Center of Porto Santo hosted an event ...

“Porto Santo Without Marine Waste” promotes adherence to the Seal that certifies that members contribute to the reduction of marine litter

“Porto Santo Without Marine Waste” promotes adherence to the Seal that certifies that members contribute to the reduction of marine litter

The partners of the “Porto Santo Without Marine Waste” project invite all companies with representation in Porto Santo to adhere to the informal certification seal promoted within the scope of the project. The establishment adhering to “Porto Santo Without Marine Waste” undertakes to meet targets and indicators based on good practices of the adhering establishment, ...

Earth Day Week mobilizes entities and volunteers to collect marine litter

Earth Day Week mobilizes entities and volunteers to collect marine litter

Cleaning of maritime areas in Porto Santo. Within the scope of the “Porto Santo without Marine Waste” project, between April 17 and 22, a cleaning campaign was carried out in coastal areas, aimed at the community in general, which extended to streams and other spaces contributing for the accumulation of potential marine litter. This initiative ...

Joining efforts to reduce disposable plastic in Porto Santo

Joining efforts to reduce disposable plastic in Porto Santo

Participatory meetings with stakeholders. Companies, public entities, associations and community groups attended the participatory workshops held on March 16, 17 and 18, online, within the scope of the “Waste-Free Ocean Porto Santo” Project (PSSLM). Each of the 28 entities represented participated in one of the three consultation meetings, contributing to the preparation of the Community ...

Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho

Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho

The first initiative of the project "Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho" (Porto Santo Without Marine Waste) takes place on September 19th. It is a pioneer in Portugal, aiming to contribute to make Porto Santo island aware of its use of plastic. The "Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho" (Porto Santo without Marine Waste) project which started ...