Actions 2021

The 2021 edition of UsKids Venice Open took place in full compliance with the antiCovid19 regulations and, as the previous editions, in accordance with sustainability criteria.
All the actions taken for the previous editions have been carried out and have been improved and others have been done:

  • Operation Pollinator

– production and sale of honey “Miele Millebuche” (Thousand Holes Honey)

– new hives has been installed both in Golf Montecchia and in Golf Frassanelle

– increased the wild area both in in Golf Montecchia and in Golf Frassanelle with specific signs placement

– introduction of new floral species

  • Plastic free project

– installation of automatic water dispensers throughout the golf course

– distribution of water bottles and bamboo tees

– collection of plastic cups

– waste management

  • Fundraising for charity-related organization

– Protezione Civile (Civil Protection Department)

– AVO (Volunteers at Padua Hospital Association)

  • Healthy meal operation

– new food and beverage management in Montecchia and Frassanelle in compliance with health and environmental sustainability

– possibility of personalized menus with preference for local, seasonal and organic food

– creation of a organic vegetable garden in Golf Montecchia

– golf car “food&beverage“ fitted out with recycled materials

  • Other actions

– use of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified paper

– reuse of 80% of banners and other equipment utilized in the previous edition

– unserviceable banners utilized in the previous editions used for other purposes

– sponsors and technical partners selection in light of their activities involved in environmental sustainability

– communication and sharing of the environmental sustainability message with young players and their families, visitors and technical partners

– increased communication on social media and in local and national media

– specific questionnaire for children and family members, staff and volunteers

– 1% of the tournament registration fees reserved for the purchase of new trees to be planted on the golf course