In association with Reforestaction, XTERRA Switzerland has already financed the planting of about 40 trees. This with the supplement of 3 CHF asked to people coming alone in a car.
Measures taken for the environmental aspect :
-Registering and online results to avoid all kind of paper forms
-Organization of 4 clean zones along the route so that competitors can throw them waste there. 2 minutes penalty will be added to every competitors breaking this rule.
-Use of biodegradable paints for the marking and maximal use of natural ressources of the site to limit the road marking.
-Cheking of the course in the evening to verify the cleanliness of the area.
-Use of fresh fruits in the provisionnings to decrease packagings.
-Food label « D-livert » which guarantees a well-balanced meal.
-Every single move of the athletes, referees and volunteers are compensated with a check sent to the foundation « Goodplanet ». All the informations about this can be found at http://www.actioncarbone.org
-In this logic of demonstration with a minimum environmental impact, we advise you to come by train (400meters away from the area) or to practise ride-sharing by using, for exemple the site of our partner :
The social aspect :
-Every volunteer who wish it and in particular the youngest will benefit of the delivery of the case of Swiss voluntary work which put together all the personal voluntary actions.
–Toilet accessible to the people with reduced mobility are settled on the area.
-It’s almost a hundred persons who insure the proper functionning of the Xterra Switzerland.