Scout youth as a role model for the nutrition of the future

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Scouts learn how to protect the environment and take care of nature. CLEVER is now showing them at the “mova” national Scout camp how they can also behave in an environmentally conscious way in their everyday lives with sustainable consumption.

Eating ecologically and fairly is gaining in importance – and not only among climate youth. The current report from the Federal Council on nutrition policy also takes consumers to task. They should be informed about production methods and know how they affect the climate or the welfare of animals. They should also pay attention to healthy nutrition and not throw away any food that is still edible. This is precisely where our “CLEVER – Sustainable Consumption” initiative comes in, by raising awareness of sustainable food consumption. Children and young people should learn that their purchasing decisions have an impact on people and the environment. After all, the cheapest products are often harmful to the health of people, animals and the environment and cause high costs that have to be paid by the general public.

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How sustainable is the Naturaplan natural yogurt from the Coop? How environmentally friendly are the Farmer’s Stalks from Migros? Find out! In the CLEVER online store you will find these and many other products in the sustainability test with spider diagram.

CLEVER-Shoppingtest

At the biggest event in the history of the Swiss Scout Movement, 30,000 young people pitch their tents in Goms in the Valais. In the CLEVER exhibition tent, the young people deal with the topic of sustainable food consumption by simulating and analyzing their food shopping in a model supermarket and receiving tips for action. The CLEVER exhibition tent is located in the “Cumün mundiel 2” near Ulrichen. The CLEVER experts guide groups of 20-30 boys and girls between the ages of 10 and 17 through the exhibition in the mornings and afternoons. From Monday to Wednesday, the tours take place in French, from Thursday to Saturday in German.

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