Promotion of decentralised composting in Brussels Capital Region, including

  • Individual garden composting of garden and kitchen waste
  • Individual vermicomposting (indoor composting of kitchen waste with worms)
  • Community composting

Target of the 2010 Waste plan is to reduce garden waste by 5 kg/inhab/year by 2013 and by 12kg/inhab/year (12,000 T) by 2020 compared to 2005.

This involves maintaing a compost master network, providing information tools and supporting community composting projects.

(See attached factsheet and exampl...

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Since 1999, a sticker is available for the mailbox of Brussels residents by which they can choose not to receive unaddressed advertisements and/or free newspapers.

The sticker received legal backing through a regional decree, which entitles individuals to file a complaint if they receive unwanted advertising and/or newspapers in their mailbox despite having placed the sticker.

At present, the sticker can be requested for free by phone or email from Brussels Environment....

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