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== Sustainability initiatives ==
'''News and comment'''
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'''2014'''
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One-minute manifesto: give Brussels back its river – video, June 6 <ref>[http://www.theguardian.com/cities/video/2014/jun/06/one-minute-manifesto-brussels-river theguardian.com]</ref>
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*[http://1000bxlentransition.be/ 1000Bxl in Transition]
 
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Brussels is one of the most ‘passive’ cities in Europe and soon to be the home of the two largest passive buildings in the continent, March 19 <ref>[http://ec.europa.eu/environment/europeangreencapital/brussels-a-passive-iconic-city/index.html European Green Capital]</ref>
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'''2009'''
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Belgian city of Ghent is about to become the first in the world to go vegetarian at least once a week, <ref>[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/8046970.stm BBC news]</ref> May 12
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== Sustainability initiatives ==
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*[http://www.transitietervuren.be/ Transitie Tervuren]
 
*[http://www.transitietervuren.be/ Transitie Tervuren]
  
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[http://singfortheclimate.com/EN/default.aspx Sing for the climate]
 
[http://singfortheclimate.com/EN/default.aspx Sing for the climate]
  
Wikipedia: [[wikipedia:Energy_in_Belgium#Greenhouse_gas_emissions|Belgium, Greenhouse gas emissions]], [[wikipedia:Climate change in Belgium|Climate change in Belgium]]  
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Wikipedia: [[wikipedia:Energy_in_Belgium#Greenhouse_gas_emissions|Belgium, Greenhouse gas emissions]], [[wikipedia:Climate change in Belgium|Climate change in Belgium]]
  
=== Cycling ===
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=== Community energy ===
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Wikipedia: [[wikipedia:Solar power in Belgium|Solar power in Belgium]], [[wikipedia:Wind power in Belgium|Wind power in Belgium]]
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=== Cycling activism ===
  
 
[[wikia:criticalmass:List of rides#Belgium|Critical Mass bicycle rides in Belgium]] - Wikipedia: [[wikipedia:De Gordel|De Gordel]]: family cycling and walking event in the Brussels Periphery, [[wikipedia:Villo!|Villo!]]: public bicycle rental programme in Brussels-Capital Region
 
[[wikia:criticalmass:List of rides#Belgium|Critical Mass bicycle rides in Belgium]] - Wikipedia: [[wikipedia:De Gordel|De Gordel]]: family cycling and walking event in the Brussels Periphery, [[wikipedia:Villo!|Villo!]]: public bicycle rental programme in Brussels-Capital Region
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=== Ethical consumerism ===
 
=== Ethical consumerism ===
  
[http://www.habitat-groupe.be/ Cohousing in Belgium] - Wikipedia: [[wikipedia:List_of_Fairtrade_settlements#Fairtrade_settlements_in_Belgium|Fairtrade settlements in Belgium]]
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Wikipedia: [[wikipedia:List_of_Fairtrade_settlements#Fairtrade_settlements_in_Belgium|Fairtrade settlements in Belgium]]
  
=== Food ===
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=== Food activism ===
  
(fr, nl, de) [http://www.fian.be/ www.fian.be], Foodfirst Information & Action Network
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=== Sustainable energy ===
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Wikipedia: [[wikipedia:Solar power in Belgium|Solar power in Belgium]], [[wikipedia:Wind power in Belgium|Wind power in Belgium]]
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[http://bees-coop.be/en/ BEES coop], social, not-for-profit co-operative, Brussels - [http://www.catl.be/ Ceinture Aliment-Terre liégoise] - (fr, nl, de) [http://www.fian.be/ www.fian.be], Foodfirst Information & Action Network - [http://www.permafungi.be/ PermaFungi]
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=== Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle ===
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[https://www.rreuse.org/ RREUSE] represents social enterprises active in re-use, repair and recycling
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=== Sharing ===
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[http://www.habitat-groupe.be/ Cohousing in Belgium]
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== News and comment ==
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'''2018'''
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A dazzlingly delicious taste of the future in Liége, Mar 27 <ref>[https://transitionnetwork.org/news-and-blog/a-dazzlingly-delicious-taste-of-the-future-in-liege/ transitionnetwork.org]</ref>
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Brussels to make public transport free on high air pollution days, Feb 26 <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/feb/26/brussels-to-make-public-transport-free-on-high-air-pollution-days theguardian.com]</ref>
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'''2017'''
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Meet the Transition Pinball Wizards! Apr 27 <ref>[https://transitionnetwork.org/news-and-blog/meet-transition-pinball-wizards/ transitionnetwork.org]</ref>
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European Commission honours Malmö and Brussels as leaders in sustainable mobility, Mar <ref>[https://dailyplanet.climate-kic.org/european-commission-honours-malmo-and-brussels-as-leaders-in-sustainable-mobility/ dailyplanet.climate-kic.org]</ref>
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'''2016'''
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Car-free Belgium: why can't Brussels match [[Ghent]]'s pedestrianised vision? Nov 28 <ref>[https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2016/nov/28/car-free-belgium-why-cant-brussels-match-ghents-pedestrianised-vision theguardian.com]</ref>
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​In Brussels, online food couriers launch their own platform co-op, Oct 13 <ref>[http://platformcoop.net/stories/dismissed-online-food-couriers-launch-their-own-co-op platformcoop.net]</ref>
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'''2015'''
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Potager Alhambra, Brussels, Belgium. October 28 <ref>[https://cop21.transitionnetwork.org/potager-alhambra/ Transition Network]</ref>
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Brussels: a car-free sunday 13 times in a row <ref>[http://parissansvoiture.fr/2015/09/brussels-a-car-free-sunday-13-times-in-a-row/ parissansvoiture.fr] (''date not found'')</ref>
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How 22 Belgian streets turned into lively car-free parks this summer, September 4 <ref>[http://www.fastcoexist.com/3050299/these-belgian-streets-turned-into-temporary-car-free-parks Co.Exist]</ref>
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'''2014'''
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One-minute manifesto: give Brussels back its river – video, June 6 <ref>[http://www.theguardian.com/cities/video/2014/jun/06/one-minute-manifesto-brussels-river theguardian.com]</ref>
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Brussels is one of the most ‘passive’ cities in Europe and soon to be the home of the two largest passive buildings in the continent, March 19 <ref>[http://ec.europa.eu/environment/europeangreencapital/brussels-a-passive-iconic-city/index.html European Green Capital]</ref>
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== Events ==
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'''2019'''
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'''Mar 21 - 24''' [https://www.citizenspring.be/ Citizen Spring]
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Sep 18 [http://www.bruxelles.be/artdet.cfm?id=5547 Car Free Sunday in Brussels]
  
 
== Resources ==
 
== Resources ==
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*[https://transitionnetwork.org/news-and-blog/essential-guide-transition-published-french/ ‘Essential Guide to Doing Transition’ in French]
 
*How to organise sustainable meetings & events in Brussels, ([http://www.iclei-europe.org/fileadmin/templates/iclei-europe/files/content/ICLEI_IS/Publications/bxl-greenmeetings-guide-final-www2.pdf PDF]) A practical guide, www.iclei-europe.org
 
*How to organise sustainable meetings & events in Brussels, ([http://www.iclei-europe.org/fileadmin/templates/iclei-europe/files/content/ICLEI_IS/Publications/bxl-greenmeetings-guide-final-www2.pdf PDF]) A practical guide, www.iclei-europe.org
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=== Community resources ===
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*[http://www.cltb.be Community Land Trust Brussels] Community Land Trust Brussels
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=== Funding ===
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[http://brusselstogether.org/ BrusselsTogether], "lets you create a virtual association so that you can get started in no time and focus on what you want to do to improve Brussels"
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=== Maps ===
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Plasticfree options in Brussels, July 2015, [http://www.bio-brussels.com/no-plastic/2015/7/20/plasticfree-markets-shops Yes! my life is plasticless]
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=== Visions ===
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[https://commonsjosaphat.wordpress.com/commons-josaphat/#English Commons Josaphat]
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Latest revision as of 16:13, 4 June 2019

Brugge-Canal.jpg

Sustainability initiatives[edit]

Youth initiatives[edit]

Initiatives by topic[edit]

Climate action[edit]

Sing for the climate

Wikipedia: Belgium, Greenhouse gas emissions, Climate change in Belgium

Community energy[edit]

Wikipedia: Solar power in Belgium, Wind power in Belgium

Cycling activism[edit]

Critical Mass bicycle rides in Belgium - Wikipedia: De Gordel: family cycling and walking event in the Brussels Periphery, Villo!: public bicycle rental programme in Brussels-Capital Region

Ethical consumerism[edit]

Wikipedia: Fairtrade settlements in Belgium

Food activism[edit]

BEES coop, social, not-for-profit co-operative, Brussels - Ceinture Aliment-Terre liégoise - (fr, nl, de) www.fian.be, Foodfirst Information & Action Network - PermaFungi

Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle[edit]

RREUSE represents social enterprises active in re-use, repair and recycling

Sharing[edit]

Cohousing in Belgium

News and comment[edit]

2018

A dazzlingly delicious taste of the future in Liége, Mar 27 [1]

Brussels to make public transport free on high air pollution days, Feb 26 [2]

2017

Meet the Transition Pinball Wizards! Apr 27 [3]

European Commission honours Malmö and Brussels as leaders in sustainable mobility, Mar [4]

2016

Car-free Belgium: why can't Brussels match Ghent's pedestrianised vision? Nov 28 [5]

​In Brussels, online food couriers launch their own platform co-op, Oct 13 [6]

2015

Potager Alhambra, Brussels, Belgium. October 28 [7]

Brussels: a car-free sunday 13 times in a row [8]

How 22 Belgian streets turned into lively car-free parks this summer, September 4 [9]

2014

One-minute manifesto: give Brussels back its river – video, June 6 [10]

Brussels is one of the most ‘passive’ cities in Europe and soon to be the home of the two largest passive buildings in the continent, March 19 [11]

Events[edit]

2019

Mar 21 - 24 Citizen Spring

2016

Sep 18 Car Free Sunday in Brussels

Resources[edit]

Community resources[edit]

Funding[edit]

BrusselsTogether, "lets you create a virtual association so that you can get started in no time and focus on what you want to do to improve Brussels"

Maps[edit]

Plasticfree options in Brussels, July 2015, Yes! my life is plasticless

Video[edit]

Visions[edit]

Commons Josaphat

Local communities in Belgium[edit]

Interwiki links[edit]

Wikipedia: Belgium

External links[edit]

  • Brussels Environment, administration of the environment and the energy of the Region of Brussels-Capital


References

This page includes Creative Commons Licensed content from the Sustainable community action wiki on Wikia.
The list of authors can be seen in the history, link via drop down menu at top left of page.

  1. transitionnetwork.org
  2. theguardian.com
  3. transitionnetwork.org
  4. dailyplanet.climate-kic.org
  5. theguardian.com
  6. platformcoop.net
  7. Transition Network
  8. parissansvoiture.fr (date not found)
  9. Co.Exist
  10. theguardian.com
  11. European Green Capital


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