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31 Jan 2011

Ecological Footprint

Project to raise awareness for the adoption of sustainable lifestyles

Launched in February 2011, the project “Ecological Footprint – Project to raise awareness for the adoption of sustainable lifestyles, ” will be completed during the current year.

The project involves the participation of 300 families of the diocese of Naples and some of Lombardy (Milan, Bergamo and Brescia), who will register their daily family consumption and calculate its ecological footprint, and receive practical tips to reduce its impact on the planet, saving resources and money. At the end of this path, throughout a second calculation of the ecological footprint, the improvements obtained will be veryfied.

The participation to the project, financed by Fondazione Cariplo and Fondazione Banco di Napoli, implies the will to prepare and compile a diary of consumption for several weeks. All the necessary material and complete instructions will be provided, and in case of difficulty it will be given assistance by some operators of the project, which will also help the families in establishing a plan to change their consumption.