Just wondering if the garbage collection had been resolved yet. I know the Roda volunteers have given their time and put a lot of effort in 👏🏻 But wondered what the situation was overall now the season is beginning?
The situation is that the landfill issues are still not resolved and unlikely to be soon as elections are due. However the garbage is nowhere near as bad as last year. There are now over 20 recycling centres around the Island run by volunteers including the one in Roda (on the road behind the Pegasus Hotel) and one in Acharavi. The impact of these is considerable and as the word spreads the more they are used. Meetings have been held with business owners invited to encourage them to sort their rubbish and save for recycling; as they are busy there is a collection service for them.....I guess more businesses will sign up to this once they open fully for the season.
In Roda and most places there are new rubbish bins. These are labelled in greek to indicate recyclables and non-recyclables. It is the green bins that have the recyclables as you can see by pictures on the labels. I don't think there are enough bins but they will suffice if more businesses use the recycling centre and if those who use the bins fold up carboard boxes and crush plastic bottles before putting them in the bins.
Around the Island you still will see the odd overflow of rubbish or some piles on the roadside but in most areas they are being removed slowly. Other places have places where rubbish can be put that is not so evident or visable on the main roads.
I am sure that you will notice a big difference from the situation we had last summer and although the season hasn't really started I don't think it will be anywhere like it was last year.
IN Roda/Sfakera we have had two mornings of cleaning the beach and the roads and they are looking nice and clean as the season starts. The seaweed has yet to be removed but there is not so much as there was last year. On Wednesday there were several people not only sunbathing but also swimming. The road up towards Sfakera has been partially cleared and we plan to finish this on Saturday morning.
kaz: Just got on my 'puter..thanks for missing me!!...I am there in spirit (always)just wish my BODY was !!!never mind, next year with luck ( before I have to use a walking frame!!!)glad the weather is good for you all....hold on, just want to wipe the tears
Sept 11, 2019 19:50:02 GMT 2
kaz: Now my puter is playing up.......I cant win
Sept 11, 2019 19:53:37 GMT 2
kaz: Hope Forum meetings are going well?? I miss them too xxxx
Sept 11, 2019 20:01:03 GMT 2
kaz: Weather in Kent is very hot...........still not as nice as being in Roda!!!
Sept 17, 2019 16:19:06 GMT 2
kaz: Nights are drawing in...curtains closed.....lights on.........just not looking forward to a long Winter again ( it comes round so quick!!)...Just Xmas to look forward to now, then the New Year and THEN holidays in Roda
Sept 25, 2019 20:15:16 GMT 2
artisans: Be so good to see you again kaz ...
Oct 4, 2019 9:32:09 GMT 2
kaz: Thanks Steve.........hope I get to make it to Roda??
Oct 4, 2019 12:14:36 GMT 2
johnreig: Has anyone got Spiros Banos apartment (Roda) details
Oct 8, 2019 14:15:36 GMT 2
artisans: Details on the thread ....
Oct 11, 2019 22:46:07 GMT 2
kaz: Hi Steve...has sent you email this evening ok
Nov 16, 2019 19:21:05 GMT 2
artisans: Hi kaz - have replied twice now ..
Nov 21, 2019 8:03:35 GMT 2
artisans: Hi kaz - we have what you wanted
Nov 21, 2019 15:03:35 GMT 2
janiemou: Kaz your tea is on its way to the UK, will be posted when it gets there
Dec 3, 2019 10:31:47 GMT 2
kaz: Thanks Jan n Steve....sorry, not been on 'puter for a while but sent you an email to-day.....will let you know when parcel arrives ok, thanks a lot for going to all the trouble for me...take care love Jan n Rosie xxxx
Dec 7, 2019 18:48:58 GMT 2
janiemou: Kaz we'll sort it out when I know the postage etc
Dec 10, 2019 11:45:57 GMT 2
janiemou: Hi Kaz, are you OK?
Jan 14, 2020 12:41:51 GMT 2