THE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF ABANO TERME
The environmental statement of the municipality of Abano Terme, one of the 125 EMAS registered Italian municipalities validated by a third party, certifies the environmental performances achieved in the last 3 years and the future improvement objectives; basically: energy and raw material saving, reduction of environmental accident risks and improvement of environmental performances (e.g.: the town planning plan removes 80 hectares of building land, improves alternative/cyclable mobility, works for a better water protection, for the phytosanitary disposal and the increase of public green areas...).
Since 2000, the municipality of Abano Terme has maintained an environmental management system in accordance with ISO 14001 and ISO 5001 standards for environmental protection, accessibility and the uniqueness of the area. The intention is for Abano Terme to become more and more a city of wellbeing, thanks to the competitive advantages and image deriving from a close relationship between environmental quality and thermal tourism, the true pivot of the economic and social aspect of the city.