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The second edition of the “Do Sports for the Planet” Tour, again runs through several Spanish cities until the end of 2022 with the aim of recovering 33,000 kilos of garbage from urban areas and natural spaces. The Nationale-Nederlanden Plogging Tour values ​​the conservation and protection of biodiversity as key elements for the transition towards a new environmental and social model within the framework of the European Recovery Plan.

After recovering more than 21,000 kilos of garbage since 2019, thanks to the participation of citizens and 11 Spanish municipalities, Nationale Nederlanden Plogging Tour, presents its 2nd edition on the island of Ibiza on October 17, with more sports activities and more awareness to combat the sedentary lifestyle, loss of biodiversity and degradation of ecosystem services in Spain.

During the outdoor activities and for all ages and levels, the participants in each city can take different routes of between two and eleven kilometers at different intensities and directed by the team of sports instructors of the Plogging Tour, at the same time as They become key players to face the ecological emergency and which is already considered, according to scientists, as the sixth mass extinction and that affects more than 38,500 species according to the IUCN red list.

The day that is celebrated on Sunday in Ibiza under the protocols and security measures established by the health authorities in the Ses Salines Natural Park in Ibiza, has the collaboration of different entities and local sports clubs, the Consell Insular d’Eivissa, the Sant Josep de sa Talaia Town Hall, B Lab Spain, the Spanish Accessible Tourism Network and with the sponsorship of the Balearic Islands Tourism Strategy Agency.

The Organization has reaffirmed that “the role of citizens and public-private collaboration is essential at this time. One of the key aspects of facing the current situation of environmental and values ​​crisis is the participation of all actors, public administrations, companies and civil society. More than ever, cooperation, regardless of the differences, has to be present in our day-to-day life and be part of the solution ”. Plogging Tour, the first tour in Europe that combines Sport and Conservation of the natural heritage of our towns and cities, and the Higher Sports Council (CSD), collaborate in Spain with the aim of promoting through sport, sustainability and the Goals of Sustainable Development, and aspects of education, training and awareness related to the practice of sports activity such as inclusion, universal accessibility, equality, teamwork and cooperativism


Contact name: María D. / PR & Comunicación Plogging Tour Spain

Contact description: PR & Comunicación Plogging Tour Spain

Contact phone: 692043145


Photo caption: Eleven Spanish cities and more than 21,000 kilos removed

Author: Plogging Tour

Caption: Workshops and games to raise awareness among young and old

Author: Plogging Tour

Photo caption: Fighting sedentary lifestyle and caring for the environment to boost

Author: Plogging Tour


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