Eco-Friendly Football at UEFA Euro 2024

New Sustainability Standards

UEFA and Germany unite for eco-friendly football, setting new benchmarks in this environmental era. Urgent action is crucial to protect our planet from pollution.

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“EURO 2024 will set a new standard for major sporting events – cooperative, holistic, sustainable before during, and after the event."

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— Nancy Faeser

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Germany is poised to lead the most sustainable UEFA Euro. Thomas Fischer from Deutsche Umwelthilfe sees their football culture as fertile ground for green initiatives. 

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Traveling Responsibly

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Euro's eco-friendly focus in Germany is to have teams grouped by region to reduce travel distances during group stages. This urges public transport over flights and shows sustainability commitment.

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Fans will benefit from eco-travel perks such as free transport for 36 hours, reduced train fees, electric scooters, and bikes, all aimed to cut harmful emissions. 

greener and more responsible

Stadiums will run on 100% renewable energy, promoting eco-friendly football. Sustainable food, reusable containers, and water conservation will highlight responsible consumption at the championship.

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