Nearly 10 million lamps and light fixtures were collected by the Belgians in 2018. To reward that, Recupel launched a campaign in which every Belgian could identify his or her 'hidden treasures': beautiful but undervalued places that deserve to be put in the spotlight. 'Memory of Expo 58' in Laeken was one of the winners.
Within the Neder-Over-Heembeek - Mutsaard District Council, the Citizen Budget (of 1 million euros) has been approved. In the end, 14 investment projects were selected that meet the needs of the neighborhood.
On Wednesday 19 February 2020, the City of Brussels signed an agreement with the Solar Impulse Foundation. This foundation is committed to identifying and assessing 1,000 clean technologies that have a positive ecological and socio-economic impact.