Tilos, a small Greek island, has been certified as the world's first zero-waste island. Aiming to keep their beautiful isle free of trash, local authorities and residents joined hands two years ago to make this happen. Through a waste management program called 'Just Go Zero' which involves methods like waste sorting and recycling, Tilos has managed to recover 90% of its waste. The island's mayor, Maria Kamma, proudly announces, "The [island] has achieved a green revolution beyond comparison." This not only proclaims Tilos as a champion in environmental performance but is also expected to accelerate the transition to zero waste on other European towns and cities.

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