Sustainability of the 2012 Olympics

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06/05/2012Abbie Grice

Sustainability of the 2012 Olympics

        The 2012 Olympics are being held in Newham, Stratford and there have been some debates on whether or not the Olympics are going to be sustainable. The makers of the Olympics are trying to make the games as sustainable as possible and are doing so in many ways.

        For example, the makers are saying that there are five main rules of sustainability.

  1. Climate Change
  2. Biodiversity
  3. Waste
  4. Inclusion
  5. Healthy Living

        Climate Change is where the planet is overheating because the O-Zone Layer is being destroyed from gases and fumes from the air. Biodiversity is the living things co-existing equally on the planet. Waste is the rubbish and trash that is going to be created and that is no longer needed. Inclusion is where everyone is treated equally and are joining together as one. Finally, Healthy Living is exercising daily, eating healthily and so on.

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        This year the Makers of the Olympics are trying to be as eco-friendly and sustainable as possible. For example, the waterways are being improved.

        Prescot Lock is being cleaned and all of the garbage and rubbish is being removed to the give the water a clean, fresher look as they want to use Barges to transport things through those waterways. To make it sustainable they are going to re-use the waterways by creating new wildlife haibitats which will improve the tourist attractivity of the waterways as people may want to come animal spotting or just have a walk around the ...

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