Laeken winner of the 'Hidden Treasures' campaign
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.
Alcohol ban in the centre of Brussels
The consumption of alcoholic drinks in public spaces is banned in a large part of the city centre of Brussels, 24 hours a day. This alcohol ban applies until 5 October 2023.
Energy Pack: free energy coaching for companies
The 'Energy Pack' of Buxelles Environnement (Leefmilieu Brussel) is particularly aimed at small and medium-sized businesses, companies and the liberal professions in the Brussels Capital Region. This allows them to benefit from free professional and personalized energy coaching in order to reduce their energy consumption and bill.
Ommegang listed on UNESCO's Cultural Heritage List
On 11 December 2019, UNESCO registered the Ommegang on its Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. This list aims at a better protection of important intangible cultural heritages worldwide. The Ommegang is a historical procession which gathers thousands of spectators each year on the Grand-Place of Brussels.
5 tips for a zero waste Christmas time
Why not prevent the waste of wrapping paper this year for your Christmas gifts? Try another fun and creative way of packaging and make the surprise all the greater. These 5 tips guide you through a zero waste Christmas time.
2020-2030 Tree Plan
The City of Brussels made a plan to develop and protect its public tree heritage. The 2020-2030 Tree Plan should make the City more resilient and pleasant to live in.