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Blue Flag Award 2014

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On May 13, 2014 at the office of Italy’s head of cabinet Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri, in Rome, the Mayor of Pietra Ligure Luigi De Vincenzi, and the head of the department of environmental protection of Pietra Ligure Francesco Nocera took part in the presentation of the Blue Flag award under the environmental scheme of non profit organization Foundation for Environmental Education for clean shores.

Again, this honor highlights the commitment of this administration in favor of environmental protection and sustainable development. Recent environmental initiatives of the City of Pietra Ligure include:

1)
Compliance of city management systemswith environmental standard UNI EN ISO 14001 under applicable regulations internationally;

2) EU based Covenant of Mayors, which binds member cities to a 20 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions through renewable energy solutions and enhanced energy efficiency , implementing ad-hoc programs to rationalize and lower energy consumption;

3) Liguria’s Lilac Flag Bandiera Lilla Award, an initiative at regional level to address the rights of people with disabilities in respect of accessible recreational and other facilities. This distinction assures all visitors enjoy equal opportunities to experience Pietra Ligure.

4) FEE’s Eco-Schools program. The City of Pietra Ligure has supported environmental education at local middle school Nicolò Martini, also in collaboration with Pietra’s beach clubs.



The City of Pietra Ligure

Pietra Ligure’s administration programs for the reuse and prevention of waste have enabled a residential recycling target of 66.21 percent at year end 2013, aligned with standards under existing regulations. Because of this ongoing commitment, the City of Pietra Ligure has received awards under Italy’s Legambiente and Regione Liguria environmental schemes.