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Greenwheels: 25 years of car sharing

Sustainability has been a huge topic and mission for decades on this planet. Some countries run companies that provide sustainable products. Other countries work...

Towards a more sustainable water use in agriculture

It is common knowledge that 70% of the Earth is covered by water. However, it might come as a surprise that 70% of the...

More electric buses for Utrecht

More electric buses are appearing on the roads within Utrecht's public transport system. At the beginning of 2020, there were just 17 electric buses...

New tariffs for P+R garages in Utrecht

New tariffs will become applicable for four P+R garages in Utrecht as of 1st September. The new P+R combination ticket offers more freedom of...

Extra bicycle parking spaces in Utrecht city center

This year and the following year, Utrecht will be installing 800 extra bicycle parking spaces at various locations in the city center. Last year...

Utrecht answers call for sustainability

From solar panels to circular living spaces, Utrecht has made large strides in the path to a greener city. Improvements in 2019 The Sustainability and Energy...

Earth Day 2020: The climate crisis is not on hold

Earth Day 2020 For many, the coronavirus pandemic has overshadowed our day-to-day lives, changing the way we connect and communicate. However, today is the day...

Local businesses in Utrecht remain sustainable

Slow Business If you follow news about sustainability, you’ve probably heard the term “fast-fashion". We’re watching fast fashion transition to slow fashion but there’s another micro-movement...

Utrecht presents pro-sustainability action program “Utrecht Circular”

A city that runs entirely on renewable materials and waste used as raw material; that is the city that the municipality wants to be...

Optical shop participates in recycling program

Changing your contact lenses daily for a new pair is hygienic and good for your eyes. However, the increasing popularity of daily...

Salvation Army awareness campaign for sustainable clothing

The first official Week of Second-Hand Textiles (WSHT) ends today on King's Day, the day in the year that the whole of the Netherlands...

Tree replanting agreement in Utrecht

The city council of Utrecht has decided that they must obey the General Local Regulation (APV) and are now obligated to introduce a series...

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