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Some thirty Erasmus students meet in Redován to develop an environmental project

Redován is once again the meeting place for thirty young people from the Erasmus + program who will live in the municipality from today until June 7. During this period they will hold workshops in which they will work on a project on diversity and sustainable functionality with activities focused on the environment. The mayor of Redován, Emilio Fernández, accompanied by the councilor of Sports and Environment, Ramón López, and the mayor of Culture and Tourism, Clara Ezcurra, have welcomed students from Slovakia, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Poland and Spain and they have guided them on a small tour through different places in the municipality such as the Jaime de Sant Ángel Institute, the flea market, the Town Hall and the church, among others.

The base of the group will be in the municipal shelter and from there the different activities will be developed, among them “a pine plantation in the Sierra with copies that will be facilitated by the City Council and that will take place on Monday”, said the councilor of Medio Ambient. Also, they will have the opportunity to know the town, as well as other nearby cities “such as Orihuela, where they will enjoy the monumental heritage of the historic capital of the region; Elche and its palm grove, a World Heritage Site, as well as the gastronomy of the area and customs, “said the mayor.

López Escarabajal stressed that a selection of five students from the first year of the IES Jaime de San Ángel “who will accompany our visitors during the weekend and will help them, above all, with the language” has been made. Students will make a Sunday on the trails of the Sierra de Redován.

The mayor, Emilio Fernández, has encouraged all the people of the region “to show that we are a hospitable people, as we did last year, and to make this experience unforgettable for those who come to live with all their enthusiasm.” Fernandez explained that the activity that is going to be carried out in Redován is entitled ‘Sustainable Youth’ and that its motto is ‘A small investment, a great return’. At the same time he wanted to thank the association Young Ilicitanos for Europe that again have chosen the municipality as headquarters for the arrival of the Erasmus +. European programs that are being strengthened by the City Council, with the inclusion this year in the budget of scholarships for those who access this program to complete the established economic allocation.

Redován joins the ‘Recycling Challenge’ with the aim of increasing by 20% the recycling of plastic and cardboard

The ‘Challenge of Recycling’ launched by Ecoembes and that takes place in all the municipalities of the Vega Baja reached Redován yesterday. The campaign was installed in the Plaza Miguel Hernández and moved to the IES Jaime de Sant Ángel, where, as explained by the mayor, Emilio Fernández, “he has become aware of the need to preserve our environment, because it is a commitment to everybody”.

The ‘Challenge of Recycling’ is a competitive challenge that aims to increase the rates of recovery and recycling of the containers that are deposited in the yellow containers (cans, bricks and plastic containers) and blue (cardboard and paper). What is proposed is that the withdrawal of this type of waste will increase in the coming weeks by 20% in the municipalities that have accepted the challenge, as is the case of Redován, so that whoever achieves or exceeds this figure will have the opportunity to allocate 6,000 euros to a non-profit entity.

 

 

Emilio Fernández, accompanied by the Councilor for the Environment, Ramón López, and the councilors of Culture and Employment, Clara Ezcurra and Maite Martínez respectively, has received the van, from which promotional material and a bag of linen have been distributed for the bread “that I encourage our neighbors to use, because it avoids plastic and also keeps our bread in better conditions”. The mayor has made a reflection on the tons of paper and plastic garbage that are generated in our homes, and has pointed out that these materials “are used uselessly”, giving as an example the fact that “we do not take plastic bags in the supermarket and yet we print a kilometer ticket on paper, something that we throw away when the new technologies could perfectly send us the ticket to our mobile phone. ”

Of course, the councilor has encouraged the people of Cordoba to participate in the ‘Challenge of Recycling’ because “we have to go from thinking about using things and throwing them away to think about reducing waste and recycling”. In this way, he added that “with the efforts of all we could improve the environment and prevent garbage from being a problem”, while he reminded that next June 5 is World Environment Day “and that precisely the The UN is dedicating its campaign this year to the reduction of plastic waste, especially in the sea. “

The mayor of Redován urges the Ministry of the Environment to act in the reforestation of the sierra

The mayor of Redován, Emilio Fernández, yesterday publicly asked the Ministry of Environment to act on the restoration project of the Sierra de Redován Public Mount. They called for her concert Environment, Ramon Lopez, and the independent deputy and spokesman for the Environment of the PP in Las Cortes Elisa Diaz, who became canalista in recent years Consistory Redovanense requests. Fernandez said that the City of Redován has since 2016 everything has requested from the Department of Environment, lowering to 125,000 euros the amount needed for the project that needs Redo to reforest the mountains and flora mantle of overstory ” we need to avoid runoff in the town in case of torrential rains, “said the mayor.

Fernandez has shown time his government team at the lack of action in recent years by the Generalitat, “because the plague of Tomicus destruenos wiped out 80% of our forest planted mass in the 50s last year precisely to prevent the rainwater from reaching the town, and have invested more than 300,000 euros in the affected pines that also constitute a serious fire hazard “. Thus, he explained that “all the documentation and all the projects that were asked of us have been presented, reducing even the cost for reforestation”. The surprise of the mayor and that led to his appearance yesterday was the letter received on March 29 “in which we were notified that nothing could be done with the excuse of the entry into force of the new Law on Public Sector Contracts , and that in 2019 we will see “. The councilor has said that “this is not the excuse to solve the problems that affect citizens, and we are seeing that the law ends and nothing has been done here”.

Upon notification from the City of Redován-mail was sent on April 4 “where we ask you to reconsider the position of the concierge, but so far not be answered or waiting to be played, so we will take the necessary measures because My case, as mayor, I have the obligation to defend the interests of my municipality. ” Elisa Diaz meanwhile criticized that has not been included in the budgets of the Generalitat in 2016, 2017 and even in this 2018 the necessary provision for undertaking the project affecting the Sierra de Redován and said entry force of the law is not an obstacle “because jobs have been contracted in other natural spaces of the Community under the Feder 20142010 Funds”. The regional deputy requested that the Generalitat Valenciana put the will “and make it on your list of priorities.”

Redován receives a grant from the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy

The Municipality of Redován has received, from the Environment area of ​​the Provincial Deputation, a subsidy for the realization of reference emission inventories, assessments of vulnerability and climate change risks, action plans for climate and sustainable energy, reports of follow-up and inventories of emissions of follow-up destined to municipalities adhered to the Covenant of the Mayors for the Climate and the Energy in the Province of Alicante for the annuity 2018.

The request submitted by the Consistorio redovanense has favorable reports and has been approved by the Committee on Environment, Energy Saving and Productive Sectors, so that the municipality of Redován is granted 1,190 euros for the completion of the Emissions Inventory of Follow-up (IES) -Presentation V-. CLICK HERE to see the full resolution.

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