Zaragoza City Council has received the “Mayor Impacto Ciudadano” Award at the XXII Edition of the Ecovidrio Awards “for being an ambitious city in the fight against Climate Change, for its commitment to urban renaturalization, because it has decisively contributed to raising awareness and environmental education and for its commitment to the Circular Economy”.
The award was received by the Minister of Public Services and Mobility, Natalia Chueca, who expressed her satisfaction “for the recognition that the work being promoted in Zaragoza is receiving national and international recognition“.
These projects revitalize deteriorated areas of the Huerva- Sopesens River, the Canal – Rosales del Canal Zone, and South Parking. Its execution will be carried out for a value of €3.2 million and should be completed before 2025.
Chueca recalled the good separation and recycling percentages registered in Zaragoza, “which places us at the forefront of Spanish cities in terms of waste recovery“. The Minister also recalled the importance of projects such as El Bosque de los Zaragozanos in the field of Circular Economy, “an obvious example of how good ideas can be carried out with the support not only of citizens but also of public-private collaboration.
The award ceremony for these awards was chaired by the General Director of Quality and Environmental Assessment of the Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge, Marta Gómez Palenque. It has had, similarly, the presence, among others, of the President of Ecovidrio, Jorge Villavecchia, and its General Director, José Manuel Núñez-Lagos.