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Plastic bags forbidden on markets

Since 1 September 2017, plastic disposable bags are forbidden on the markets of the City of Brussels (Zero plastic campaign). This measure, which is part of a regional regulation, was previously applicable to the largest markets in the City, at the Chaussée d'Anvers and Bockstael.

Apartments at Tour & Taxis

New apartments at Tour & Taxis

The Property Management Agency of the City of Brussels inaugurated 31 new homes at the Tour & Taxis site: the Gloria Residence at the Rue Picard.

New market at the Rue de Wand

New market at the Rue de Wand

Since 1 September 2017, a new market is installed at the Rue de Wand in Laeken, each Friday from 2 pm to 7 pm. On Friday 8 September, besides the offer of regular sellers, there is also a 'Herbes de Bruxelles' stand with a wide range of herbs, medicinal plants and edible flowers.

Sculpted tree at the cemetery of Laeken

Sculpted tree at the cemetery of Laeken

A sculpted tree watches over the graves of the Laeken Cemetery. At the initiative of the City of Brussels, artist Anton Klijnsmit portrayed the cycle of life and death on the dead tree.

New mural at the Anneessens-Funck Institute

New mural at the Anneessens-Funck Institute

The English artist Mr Doodle has realized an urban artwork of 40 m² on a wall of the Anneessens-Funck Institute (Grand Ile 46). The mural is the result of a project call from the City of Brussels, in collaboration with the Institute, within the framework of the Street Art Trail.

List of native plants useful for biodiversity

List of native plants useful for biodiversity

The Eco Advice Unit has published a list of native plants useful for biodiversity. The brochure can be consulted and downloaded here:

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