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Berlin Sports’ Environmental Award
Bernd Fleschenberg, a managing director at REMONDIS, (2nd from left) at the press conference given to introduce the Berlin Sports’ Environmental Award
Supporting Berlin sports clubs
Which Berlin sports clubs are the most environmentally friendly? The LSB, the sports association for the state of Berlin, the capital’s largest non-profit organisation, has decided to find the answer to this question and will be awarding the ‘UMWELTPREIS DES BERLINER SPORTS’ (Berlin Sports’ Environmental Award) for the first time in 2012. This award will also include prize money amounting to 20,000 euros. The LSB is being supported by Berliner Stadtreinigung (BSR) and REMONDIS GmbH & Co KG. The application period began on 10 November 2011 and ends on 30 March 2012. Wherever people do sport, water and energy are being consumed and waste and CO2 generated. Many of the 2,000+ Berlin sports clubs, which together have approx. 580,000 active members, have already focused on climate and environmental protection. More often than not, they are highly committed to finding ways of protecting the environment and preventing climate change by implementing unusual initiatives as well as to using natural resources responsibly. The sports association is looking to pay tribute to these initiatives and projects with the support of REMONDIS and Berliner Stadtreinigung (BSR).