Parisian mayor Anne Hidalgo announced that Paris 2024 would be free of single-use plastics at the International Forum of Mayors Against Plastic Pollution. “We have decided to make the Olympic Games the first major major event without single-use plastic” the Mayor said during the conference.
“Plastic remains a major global issue, each year, 14000 mammals and 1.4 million seabirds are killed due to the ingestion of plastic waste,” said Hidalgo’s office in a statement which announced the ban.
Coca Cola, the designated Olympic sponsor of Paris 2024 are planning to distribute its products in re-usable glass bottles. Additionally, they are likely to employ more than 200 soda fountains.
The single-use plastic ban is one of the eco-friendly aspects of the event. River Seine, The Parisian symbol is getting a billion-dollar cleanup drive ahead of the games. The Games also propose to be cent percent electric at the same time.
Paris 2024 employs an ARO approach which has been further broadened into AAROM. AAROM means Anticipate, Avoid, Reduce, Offset, and Mobilise. The tactics are expected to halve the carbon footprint of the event. Also Read: The Great Canadian Drought: 30 Years and Going
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