The UFEC traveled this week to Sant Pere Pescador to carry out an informative session on the Green Team project, which it leads, at the La Ballena Alegre campsite, considered the most sustainable according to the ADAC association, a reference in Germany and which organizes awards popularly known as the “Camping Oscars”.
Gisela Ibáñez, member of Green Team and consultant in environmental communication, presented the project as part of the talk “Another end of the world is possible” where the current climate situation was discussed and projects that are already working for a possible future for to all people.
“The practice of sport has a high capacity to impact our environment. With the Green Team project, we want European sports clubs and federations to see that it is possible to make a sporting event more sustainable with the planet and, above all, without leaving anyone behind, making everyone included”, said Gisela Ibáñez.
This presentation has been organized within the framework of the World Optimist Sailing Championship, and the Conscious Fair, a showcase of the La Ballena Alegre campsite where they seek to spread a model of sustainable holidays to take care of the planet.
The Green Team, co-financed by the Erasmus + program of the European Commission, aims to promote sustainable, ecological and inclusive sporting events. An online mission in the approach of the La Ballena Alegre campsite, recognized especially for its commitment to renewable energies, but also for the awareness of customers, workers and suppliers. The tourist facility also highlights the prioritization of ecological production, kilometer 0 and those alternatives with less environmental impact.
Green Team and La Ballena Alegre: shared goals
These objectives carried over to the world of sport is what the Green Team project defends: to minimize the impact that sport has on our environment to benefit society as a whole. GREEN TEAM is in line with the green transition of the European Union, as it defends a more sustainable sport from an environmental point of view.
And to do so, it aims to promote environmental education hand in hand with sports practice. The project emphasizes the innovation and digitization of sport, from grassroots to high-performance sport.
PHOTO CAPTION: Gisela Ibáñez, member of Green Team and environmental communication consultant.