The project is divided into two stages: in the first one, from January to August, the citizenry could give its contribute through the collection of empty plastic bottles, that have to be delivered at the Lago Maggiore Center and that will be further on assembled in ecological rafts.
The second stage took place in the beginning of September with two events, the “Baveno Eco Race” and the “Baveno Eco Bridge”.
On Sunday, September 1, 2013, there was the“Baveno Eco Race”, competition in which theecological rafts, built with the collected plastic bottles, challenged each other in the waters of the Baveno Gulf and competed to win the category award. The event was open to all and anybody could participate in it with their own raft and with a crew from two to eight people. continue reading