Tilos island in Greece aims to become “zero waste” island -Xinhua

Tilos island in Greece aims to become “zero waste” island

新华网| 2022-05-11 22:38:12|Editor: huaxia

An employee of Tilos island municipality works at the recycling center of Tilos, Greece, May 9, 2022. Tilos, a small island at the southeastern Aegean with over 500 residents, is the first island in Greece to rely entirely on renewable energy to meet its energy needs. After being self-sufficient in energy through wind and solar power, the island, with about 80 percent of its waste now recycled, also aims to become a "zero waste" island. (Photo by Marios Lolos/Xinhua)

A resident carries a bag of recycled waste on the island of Tilos, Greece, May 9, 2022. Tilos, a small island at the southeastern Aegean with over 500 residents, is the first island in Greece to rely entirely on renewable energy to meet its energy needs. After being self-sufficient in energy through wind and solar power, the island, with about 80 percent of its waste now recycled, also aims to become a "zero waste" island. (Photo by Marios Lolos/Xinhua)

Employees of Tilos island municipality collect recycled waste on the island of Tilos, Greece, May 9, 2022. Tilos, a small island at the southeastern Aegean with over 500 residents, is the first island in Greece to rely entirely on renewable energy to meet its energy needs. After being self-sufficient in energy through wind and solar power, the island, with about 80 percent of its waste now recycled, also aims to become a "zero waste" island. (Photo by Marios Lolos/Xinhua)

Employees of Tilos island municipality collect recycled waste on the island of Tilos, Greece, May 9, 2022. Tilos, a small island at the southeastern Aegean with over 500 residents, is the first island in Greece to rely entirely on renewable energy to meet its energy needs. After being self-sufficient in energy through wind and solar power, the island, with about 80 percent of its waste now recycled, also aims to become a "zero waste" island. (Photo by Marios Lolos/Xinhua)

Maria Kamma Aliferi, mayor of Tilos island, charges an electric car on the island of Tilos, Greece, May 9, 2022. Tilos, a small island at the southeastern Aegean with over 500 residents, is the first island in Greece to rely entirely on renewable energy to meet its energy needs. After being self-sufficient in energy through wind and solar power, the island, with about 80 percent of its waste now recycled, also aims to become a "zero waste" island. (Photo by Marios Lolos/Xinhua)

Employees of Tilos island municipality sort recycled waste at the recycling center of Tilos, Greece, May 9, 2022. Tilos, a small island at the southeastern Aegean with over 500 residents, is the first island in Greece to rely entirely on renewable energy to meet its energy needs. After being self-sufficient in energy through wind and solar power, the island, with about 80 percent of its waste now recycled, also aims to become a "zero waste" island. (Photo by Marios Lolos/Xinhua)

An employee works by the batteries of the energy storage system on the island of Tilos, Greece, May 9, 2022. Tilos, a small island at the southeastern Aegean with over 500 residents, is the first island in Greece to rely entirely on renewable energy to meet its energy needs. After being self-sufficient in energy through wind and solar power, the island, with about 80 percent of its waste now recycled, also aims to become a "zero waste" island. (Photo by Marios Lolos/Xinhua)

An employee of Tilos island municipality holds medicine packages to be processed at the recycling center of Tilos, Greece, May 9, 2022. Tilos, a small island at the southeastern Aegean with over 500 residents, is the first island in Greece to rely entirely on renewable energy to meet its energy needs. After being self-sufficient in energy through wind and solar power, the island, with about 80 percent of its waste now recycled, also aims to become a "zero waste" island. (Photo by Marios Lolos/Xinhua)

An employee works by the batteries of the energy storage system on the island of Tilos, Greece, May 9, 2022. Tilos, a small island at the southeastern Aegean with over 500 residents, is the first island in Greece to rely entirely on renewable energy to meet its energy needs. After being self-sufficient in energy through wind and solar power, the island, with about 80 percent of its waste now recycled, also aims to become a "zero waste" island. (Photo by Marios Lolos/Xinhua)

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