Do you know how to plant cabbages? Is it a fad? A return to the basics? The desire to eat high-quality fruits and vegetables? The motivations are numerous and varied for growing a kitchen garden...in the middle of the city!
In Brussels September 2011
The inauguration of a new wing of the Brussels Reference Centre is allowing its range of training sessions to be expanded to 500 training sessions per year in eco-construction trades!
Since the 1st edition of the Energy Challenge, 2800 participating families have saved 400€ per year on average on their energy bill, and emitted 1 tonne less of CO2 into the atmosphere. How? Just by putting into practice small everyday gestures.
“You’ll need to be patient in the Arts-Loi tunnel toward the city...Traffic is disrupted due to works...” Are you tired of this same old tune in the mornings?
This Sunday 18 September, Brussels-Capital devotes its 160 km2 to ‘soft mobility’. So discover Brussels a different way and take advantage of the numerous activities that are offered, from municipal villages to open monument days, and including open doors to urban vegetable gardens or the “Sustainable City!” expo.
How many Brussels residents don’t flinch when they discover their energy bills? There aren’t many, but they do exist… Hélène and Raphaël, for example, live in a passive house. Insulated from top to bottom, this renovated residence consumes 10 times less energy than a traditional house.
An agreement has just been signed between these two regions to share experience and knowledge on environmental matters. This is a way of making good use of the expertise acquired by our region on this issue whose implications extend well beyond national boundaries.
Once a week, on Thursday, Brussels residents are invited to discover the flavour and diversity of vegetarian meals and to change their habits toward a diet that includes less meat.