In the Brussels Capital Region, 54% of jobs are administrative. Despite new office technologies, large quantities of paper are still used. 

The dematerialisation project involved

- coaching of a series of organisations during 3 to 6 months focusing on training & awareness raising, new tools, improved document flow…

- region-wide communication campaigns including free information sessions and tools.

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Description: Brussels Environment has established Waste Management and Prevention Plans since 1992. In its 4th Waste Management plan published in 2010 it includes for the first time quantitative objectives for each waste flow with a rationale on how to achieve them. The figures are based on the amount of waste gerated (per waste stream) in 2005, the reduction potential (calculated based on pilot projects) and expected participation of the population. Objec...

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As a component of its policy for environment-friendly and sustainable waste and resource use policy in Flanders, OVAM (the Flemish Public Company for Waste Materials) provides a series of tools on its website for environmentally aware event organizers and participants.

Participants can access calendar database of environment-friendly events, appraisals by of other participants and a variety of ideas on green events.

Event organizers can assess the environmental impact of their events, evaluate it an...

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