On Sunday 22 September 2019, Brussels organizes its traditional Car Free Sunday. From 9:30 am till 7 pm, car traffic is not allowed in the Brussels Region, including the City of Brussels. The ban applies to all motorized vehicles (including LPG vehicles and electric vehicles with 2, 3 or 4 wheels).
On 1 September 2019, a thorough reform will come into force of the Brussels Planning Code (CoBAT - BWRO) and the Environmental Permit Ordinance (OPE - OMV). This reform makes major changes to the procedures for the submission, handling, delivery and appeal of planning and environmental permits (certificates).
Each week, between 100 and 200 m3 of waste is collected in the parks of the City of Brussels. With a simple habit change that number can easily be reduced. From now on, think of 'zero waste' if you feel like having a picnic, avoid disposable packaging and enjoy a waste-free park. Here are 7 tips for a picnic without waste.