Hans Lenz on sustainable living in Mallorca

The Chairman of the Mallorca Preservation Foundation meets editor Helen Cummins

Hans Lenz joins editor Helen Cummins for a discussion about how the Mallorca Preservation Foundation is helping the island be more sustainable. In the interview, Hans touches upon the impact of COVID-19, recent projects that the MPF is working with and in what ways the local community can help.

0:30 What is the Mallorca Preservation Foundation?
1:17 How the foundation started
1:45 The Chairman
2:09 Why Hans got involved
2:34 Balancing tourism and sustainability
3:33 The impact of COVID-19
4:10 The criteria in selecting sustainable projects
4:57 Helping poorer communities in Mallorca
6:08 A win-win situation
6:57 What can we do to help?
8:05 Where the money goes
8:30 Volunteering
9:15 Getting young people involved

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Address details

Mallorca Preservation

Ma-1, Km 7,800, 07184 Calvià

Dr. Helen Cummins is a lifestyle editor, marketeer and successful entrepreneur, who has lived and worked in Palma de Mallorca for the past 20 years. She launched abcMallorca.com in 2003 which has grown into one of the island’s largest websites with over 6 million visits per annum.

The website helencummins.com is a collection of all the things Helen values since moving to the island, running abcMallorca Digital Media and creating an idyllic life in Son Vida with her husband Georg and daughter Eva.

Slow Living Mallorca is what sits at the heart of the hc/ website, which aims to inspire you to slow down and appreciate the Mediterranean lifestyle. Alongside her editorial team, Helen handpicks the recommended businesses showcased here that adhere to SLOW: Sustainable, Local, Organic and made with Love.