Sustainable events

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1st Edition

Raising awareness for environmental preservation and care for nature is the main focus of  MAR Shopping Algarve initiative. Together with several local partners, MAR Shopping Algarve promoted and carried out a beach cleaning at Ria Formosa, on the 29th and 30th of May 2021, with the participation of 120 volunteers.
6,360 liters of garbage were collected, guaranteeing a recycling rate of 39.6%.

The initiative also included a workshop on the micro plastics impact on the ecosystem, kindly offered by the Portuguese Environment Agency. The objective of this project is to repeat the action, annually, at the beginning and end of the bathing season, visiting the different beaches in Algarve Region.

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2nd Edition

MAR Shopping Algarve promoted the 2nd Edition of the beach cleaning at Ria Formosa within the scope of SEIVA21, Education Week and Environmental Volunteering Initiatives, which took place on October 16th, 2021.

During SEIVA21 promoted by APA – Portuguese Environment Agency, MAR Shopping Algarve organized the 2nd Edition of the beach cleaning at Ria Formosa, which ended with a free workshop on the Impact of pollution on marine organisms, kindly held by CCMAR – Marine Science Center. Our responsibility, as members of this community, is to be involved in the wellbeing and the preservation of resources. The initiative had the participation of 67 volunteers, guaranteeing the collection of 2,640 liters of garbage and a recycling rate of 32%.

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Breast Friends

MAR Shopping Algarve marks the international month for the Prevention of Breast Cancer aiming to raise awareness in the community about this concerning issue.

In partnership with MAR Shopping Algarve's HPA Clinic, we provided the opportunity to book a prevention mammography exam in order to communicate the urgency to run an early diagnostic.

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Prevent it like a Gentleman

In partnership with HPA Clinic, MAR Shopping Algarve creates, annually a traditional free prostate cancer screening campaign. Bookings are made directly at the HPA Clinic.

In addition to the free screening, we will also included several exhibitions throughout the initiative - Triumph Portugal, Rusty Wrench Motorcyles and Re-Cycle - that delighted the two-wheel fans! 🏍 

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Love your stuff for longer


“Love Your Stuff For Longer”  the motto of the initiative that promotes a more sustainable lifestyle and which is highlighted with several actions at MAR Shopping Algarve.

By encouraging customers to reflect on the long-term value of the products they purchase on Black Friday, Ingka Centers and its partners hope to help consumers rethink their consumption cycle, buying only what they really need, preserving the articles that acquire and extend their life, either by recycling or giving them a new lease of life.