In Milan on 4 July, Italian Soil Day celebrations took place. It was a meeting at the Polytechnic Institute of Milano in the Rogers Hall (Via Ampere 2, nearest metro stop: Piola), during which the following reports were presented: 1) the National Report on Soil Consumption by ISPRA (the Italian National Institute for Environmental Protection and Research); 2) the CRCS 2017 Report by Soil Consumption Research Centre; and 3) the Report on Soil Consumption in Puglia (Polytechnic Institute of Bari).
High-qualified experts for soil and research policy and important national authorities were present. The most recent analysis and current state of play on soil consumption in Italy was illustrated and compared to the situation at European level.
People4soil was present, to keep gathering signatures and to present the first few figures in relation to the campaign in Italy as well as the rest of Europe.