Two specific containers were found on the occasion of World Breast Cancer Day. “Investing in research is investing in life” is, the motto of the campaign.
Ecovidrio and the Huesca City Council collaborate on the solidarity campaign ‘Recycle the Glass for Them ‘ organized in collaboration with the Contigo Foundation in support of research against breast cancer and favor of glass recycling.
Ecovidrio is the non-profit entity that manages the recycling of glass packaging waste in Spain and the Contigo Foundation is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote research, especially in breast cancer. The campaign has the motto “investing in research is investing in life.”
In particular, in the city of Huesca, two pink containers will be placed in the plaza of Concepción Arenal for the next two weeks to see the campaign and its goals.
“For the City Council it is an honor to support initiatives such as ‘Recycle for them’ by Ecovidrio and Fundación Contigo, so necessary to promote research against breast cancer and care for the environment through recycling in glass containers,” he said. the Councilor of the Environment, José Miguel Veintemilla.
It should be noted that the pink containers are distributed throughout the national territory. The unity campaign will hit the streets of more than 140 cities with more than 340 iconic pink “igloos”.
The unity initiative aims to raise citizens’ awareness of the importance of environmental care through glass recycling while promoting breast cancer research and prevention. The disease affects 1 in 8 women in Spain and it is estimated that more than 2 million cases are diagnosed each year worldwide.
Ecovidrio and the Contigo Foundation against women’s cancer formed this year the first women’s soccer team, with first-division players Virginia Torrecilla, Alba Redondo, and Eva Navarro, who wore pink on their social network for the occasion. This campaign aims to promote prevention and self-examination against breast cancer and raise funds for research on this disease by recycling glass containers, thanks to the pink containers that will be installed in Huesca and more than 140. cities spread throughout the country. territory.
The money raised in this ninth edition will go to the Contigo Foundation against Women’s Canceran entity whose goal is to promote research, especially in breast cancer, improve the quality of life of hundreds of thousands of women and stop this disease.