Posts tagged as disposal

Waste management companies call for correct disposal of face masks

Monday, October 26, 2020

Single-use facial masks, both in size and weight, still account for a very small part of the total waste, but a big problem is incorrect disposal of them, Latvian Radio reported October 25. Face masks are not recyclable. Used masks must be wrapped in a bag and discarded in a general waste container. “A used mask can still be potentially infectious and contain an infectious agent. The Waste Management Law…

Bomb found in Vilnius

Friday, November 15, 2019

An aviation bomb was found and later neutralised in the Žverynas area of Vilnius on Thursday night, the news website reports. Before midnight on Thursday, bomb disposal specialists removed the bomb’s fuse, which was in the active position and posed a threat of explosion. Buildings and streets as well as a shopping mall had to be evaluated after the bomb was discovered. “Since the Panorama shopping mall got into…

Defence Forces fail to find Spanish Eurofighter missile in Endla reserve

Monday, August 13, 2018

After a thorough search, the Estonian Defence Forces (EDF) on Saturday concluded their effort to find a missile a Spanish Eurofighter accidentally fired earlier this week in the Endla nature reserve. They found neither the missile nor any evidence that it could have reached the ground in the area. The search for the missile’s possible place of impact will be continued using the Air Force’s resources, spokespeople at the headquarters…