One of the highlights of Sertões International Rally is the Environmental Action group, which has the task to gather all the garbage generated by the rally in the whole course and in the bivouacs.
The team's main task is to remove all debris resulting from accidents with the vehicles in the competition. These accidents can leave broken glass, metal pieces and fiber, like bumpers or doors, or even oil spills.
In the specific case of oil spills, since 2003 the group is prepared with specific equipments for the containment of oil spills on dirt or water through a totally natural Ecological Industrial Absorbent, which uses the best available technology to absorb oil derivatives and other organic materials.
In the end of the rally, besides cleaning trails and bivouacs where the caravan has been through, Environmental Sertões Team hopes to accrue the environmental awareness of the event workers and involved populations.