S-Bahn-action “My cup for Berlin ‘: planting of the” one-million-euro-tree “in Pankow.(Deutsche Bahn)

Action Alliance collects 25,000 euros for “City Trees for Berlin” and breaks the magic one-million-euro mark
From “coffee to go” mugs resulting huge piles of garbage. Every day nearly half a million disposable cups should be disposed of berlin far. The average life of a “coffee-to-go” -Bechers is only 15 minutes. Therefore, the initiative “My cup for Berlin” sustainable, durable reusable cups made of recyclable bamboo fiber has developed, it has sold for nine euros in outlets of the S-Bahn Berlin, the branches of BIO COMPANY and at the weekly markets of market time since July 2016 , This aims to less waste produced, on the other hand went from every sold cup two euros to the Senate campaign “City Trees for Berlin”. By a total of 25,000 euros could be transferred to the project so far. The partners have not earned a dime with it. 50 trees could be planted so only by the “My cup for Berlin” -Spende on Berlin’s streets.

S-Bahn CEO Peter Buchner:

“The train is both environmentally friendly transport as well as Berlin. Therefore, this campaign fits perfectly to us. We are pleased to be able to contribute to the urban climate. “

In May 2018, the Berlin Senate campaign has reached through the “My cup for Berlin” -Spende the magic threshold of one million euros. As a symbol of this support was in Pankow (Miltenberger Route 1 ) of the “one-million-euro-tree” in the presence of Stefan Tidow, State Secretary for Environment, Transport and Climate Change, Peter Buchner, CEO of S-Bahn Berlin and representatives planted by BIO COMPANY, market time and the initiative “city trees for Berlin”.

Since 2012, the Senate in the campaign “City Trees for Berlin” additional financial resources available to get the street trees with the help of donations. Overall, could so far well over 8,000 street trees are planted. This fall, some 600 plantations in Pankow, Lichtenberg, Marzahn-Hellersdorf and Treptow-Koepenick done.

The German railway drives as an environmental leader in climate protection, noise control and the species and nature conservation forward. By 2030, the DB is more than half the specific emissions of greenhouse gases. Completely free of CO2, the DB Group wants to be up to the 2050th

For more information, see www.deutschebahn.com/mp-gruen and www.meinbecher.berlin

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