A Clean Camino
Un Paso Limpio (a clean step) is an exciting and worthy campaign promoting a clean Camino de Santiago, recently launched by various St James societies in Spain. The campaign aims to raise awareness about environmental issues among pilgrims, encouraging a leave-no-trace policy to keep the Camino clean.
The campaign has been launched by various Friends of St James societies along the Camino Frances – Camino French Way, which is the most popular Camino de Santiago route. It is also supported by Spanish postal services Correos and Xacobeo.
Un Paso Limpio is distributing over 100.000 bin bags to pilgrims on the Camino Francés this summer through the many hostels. The aim is to educate pilgrims to achieve a litter-free, clean Camino and get more Camino de Santiago routes and regions involved in similar campaigns.
At CaminoWays, we encourage all our customers to respect the environment while on their trip and support a Leave no Trace policy. We recently endorsed Rochelle and Mike, from Canadian environmental non-profit start-up A Greener Future, on their own Great Camino Cleanup from Lisbon. We support one worthy cause each year with our Greenlife Fund promoting responsible and sustainable sustainability travel.
Wishing you all a clean Camino!
You might also like to read: Great Camino Cleanup – almost 6,000 pieces of litter picked
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