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Garda Trentino CleanUP Days

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For the very first time, the PATRON CleanUP Tour will make a stop in Garda Trentino! The Garda Trentino CleanUP Days are a chance to give something back to the environment which provides with countless opportunities to try out outdoor sports and relax in nature.

What are the CleanUP Days? Four days in which we invite residents and guests of Garda Trentino to take care of our territory by picking litter and participating in informative events and workshops.

The concept is really simple: anyone can take part free of charge, alone or in a group, choosing a place or route for their litter picking. The route and date of the CleanUP are entered on an interactive map (CleanUP Map), so that everyone can see which places have already been cleaned up or join an existing CleanUP. The map will also contain suggestions of places and routes where the clean-up action would be particularly useful.

Each participant or group of participants is provided with a CleanUP Kit, consisting of a reusable waste sack made of recycled PP and a stainless steel clamp. The CleanUP Kit can be collected at one of the distribution points indicated on the CleanUP Map. In addition to the distribution points, participants will also find the points for disposing of the collected waste on the interactive map.

If you prefer, you can join one of the guided CleanUPs and learn about the work carried out by local associations and organisations to keep Garda Trentino clean! Just turn up at the meeting point at the time indicated on the CleanUP Map and on the programme. You will receive the kits directly on site. However, we invite you to register on the CleanUp Map all the same.

Share a photo of your CleanUP on social media with the hashtag #grabitandtagit and upload it online to enter the competition for a chance to win one of the prizes provided by the initiative's sponsors.

Find out more about the Garda Trentino CleanUP Days

Register for the Garda Trentino CleanUP Days (choose your pick-up point on the map and click on "Jetzt einen CleanUP registrieren")

 

Guided CleanUPs
Programme

Polymers and Plastics
26 April, 9.00
Meeting point: Info Point Riva del Garda
Guided CleanUP along the shores of Lake Garda. The students of the IVA Scienze Applicate class of the Liceo Maffei will talk about their project "Polymers and Plastics", carried out in cooperation with the Fraglia Vela Riva and the Municipality of Riva del Garda. They will show how their activity of monitoring microplastics in the water works and demonstrate the operation of SeaBin, the bin that cleans up water from microplastics. At the end you're invited to get creative!

Comune di Fiavé / Pro Loco di Fiavé
27 April, 8.00
Meeting point: Palestra comunale, Fiavé
CleanUP organised by the Municipality of Fiavé and the local Pro Loco association to clean up the village and its surroundings.

Community Hike presented by Hanweg
27 April, 9.00
Meeting point: Parcheggio Laghel
Guided CleanUP from Laghel to the Muro dell'Asino crag, one of the 24 crags in the Outdoor Park Garda Trentino that contribute to making Arco a climbing mecca. During the CleanUP, Stefania Oradini, Team Lead of the Product Development team of A.p.t. Garda Dolomiti, will talk about the work of the Garda Rangers and the initiatives put in place by the local DMO to maintain the network of trails, mountain bike routes and crags. Please be sure to wear trekking shoes and bring water with you.

This CleanUP is supported by Hanwag, producer of long-term mountaineering boots. Each participant will get a free "Hanwag Shoe Wax".

Plasticfree Valle dei Laghi
27 April, 9.00
Meeting point: Parco giochi di Ranzo
The association Plasticfree was founded in 2019 with the aim of making as many people as possible aware of the dangers of plastic pollution. The guided CleanUP organised by local volunteers from Valle di Ledro will take place in Ranzo area. Register here.

Casa Mia - Sabato delle Famiglie
27 April, 10.00
Meeting point: Centro Famiglie Aretè, Monte Brione
CleanUP for families to clean up the are of Monte Brione, with final lunch all together. Register here.

Plasticfree Valle di Ledro
27 April, 15.00
Meeting point: Best Ledro Camping
The association Plasticfree was founded in 2019 with the aim of making as many people as possible aware of the dangers of plastic pollution. The guided CleanUP organised by local volunteers from Valle di Ledro will take place along the shores of the lake in the Besta area. Register here.

Comune di Tenno / A.N.A. Tenno
28 April, 8.30
Meeting point: Parcheggio Vigili del Fuoco
The municipality of Tenno and the local A.N.A. group invite residents and guests to clean up the Tenno area together.

Plastic Free Ride
28 April, 9.00
Meeting point: Camping Marocche, Cavedine
CleanUP on two wheels together with the volunteers of the Plastic Free Ride project, who have been cycling across Europe since 2019 to clean up litter on roads and trails. The CleanUP will ride part of the Maxxis Gravel Garda Trentino - Short Track, one of the gravel challenges of the Bike Festival 2024. A gravel bike or mtb is required to participate, but the route has a low altitude difference and does not present any particular technical difficulties. Road and city bikes are welcome as well, as part of the route follows roads and cycling paths.

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Various locations in Garda Trentino
Various locations in Garda Trentino
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Garda Dolomiti S.P.A. - Azienda per il Turismo
Largo Medaglie D'Oro Al Valor Militare, 5 - Riva del Garda
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