Paris 2024, the greenest Olympic Games in history

Paris Olympics 2024

The greenest Olympics in history

The 2024 Paris Olympics, which will be held from July 26 to August 11 this year, will be the most environmentally friendly Olympic Games in the world. France aims to reduce its carbon footprint to a lesser extent. The previous Olympic Games, held in London and Rio, contained only 1.5 million tons, less than the last time, which was held in Tokyo. Although at the time no one was watching because it was during Covid.

But this time there will be 800 sporting events, 15,000 athletes, 45,000 volunteers, and more than 13 million meals served. This is an ambitious goal that helps people around the world achieve.

Let's take a quick look at the great things that will happen at this sporting event.


• 95% of the racetrack will use the existing racetrack. – Reducing the construction of new stadiums, as some competition stadiums may have been built more than 100 years ago.

• The Stade de France, the stadium built for the 1998 World Cup, will be the main stadium for most sports.

• Only the aquatics center in Saint-Denis was rebuilt. Made of environmentally friendly materials. It uses solar energy

• France will manage the scenic tourist attractions. Convert it into a sports stadium to promote tourist attractions and take advantage of the beauty of the city. Use Place de la Concorde as a backdrop for all possible types of sports. It hosts BMX FreeStyle sports competitions and skating competitions.

• There was a massive clean-up of the Seine River. To be used to organize 3 water sports competitions in the heart of Paris.

Places, buildings and equipment

• Chairs used in many sports stadiums. Made from recycled plastic waste collected from all over the city.

• When the competition ends. Every piece of furniture will be sold, donated or recycled, including 42,000 chairs, 10,000 desks, 6,000 cabinets and 800 workspaces.

• The athlete's bed will be recycled from fishing nets and recycled cardboard.

• About 2,800 apartments will be converted into homes. And where people stay after sports competitions


Most race locations must use mass transit only. Private cars cannot enter.

Adding another 3,000 bikes for rent.

Build more than 1,000 km of additional cycling routes with more than 200,000 trees next to bike lanes.

Green taxis were introduced. Which began to be opened for service, which is a 3-wheeled bicycle to serve tourists.

Electricity and energy

Energy for athletes will come from geothermal heat. And solar energy

Different lights come from using bio-oil instead of using oil, reducing carbon emissions by more than 13 thousand tons


• Ask a Michelin-starred chef to help with the design. Menu for athletes Make it the most exciting Show excellence in food and eat the least amount of meat, focusing on plant foods twice as much.

• Focus on organic products, and focus on local products. It is essential that 25% of food ingredients are sourced within 250 kilometers of Paris to reduce carbon emissions from transportation.

• Do not leave all leftover food as waste. But go back to the system and use it 100%.

• Reduce the use of single-use plastics such as glasses, cutlery and straws by more than half.

And this is part of the miracle that is about to happen. The Paris 2024 Olympics is not just a sporting event that will unite people around the world through sports. But also inspiring to both athletes, teams and spectators around the world to be environmentally aware in every activity they undertake. We have nothing but good management. An ideal environment can coexist with the prosperity of humanity.

Source: World Economic Forum

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