Category Archives: Sustainability

Como’s Microplastic Pollution Challenge

In recent years there has been growing concern over the amount of plastic in seas and inland waters. There is now greater awareness of the presence and dangers of so-called micro-plastics. Whilst Lake Como has a good record for microbiological cleanliness, it must now tackle the issue of micro-plastics. Continue reading

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Lake Como and Climate Change

Lake Como and Climate Change. Man’s impact through climate change is becoming frighteningly dramatic. Even on Lake Como there is reason to be concerned that patterns of weather are having a negative impact on the lake’s ecosystem.  Continue reading

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Going Slow on Lake Como

What is Slow Tourism and what are some of its options on Lake Como – in support of AMADO’s initiative Primavera di Mobilita Dolce. Continue reading

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Como – How Green is Our City?

Following on from the Legambiente’s report Ecosistema Urbana 2017, how well did Como do? Continue reading

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A-Bio-Como

As an immigrant from UK, I never cease to feel grateful for the quality and availability of fresh food here in Como. Maybe that abundance is mostly due to our proximity to the Milanese markets which in turn take advantage … Continue reading

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Cycling and Sustainability – NOW and the Future

This weekend, from Friday to Sunday, the NOW Festival, (a series of workshops, presentations, concerts and other varied events on the theme of a sustainable future) takes place in Villa Erba, Cernobbio. Many if not most of the events will … Continue reading

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