Today more than two thirds of Europeans live in towns and cities. Urban areas concentrate most of the environmental challenges facing our society but also bring together commitment and innovation to resolve them. The European Green Capital Award has been conceived to promote and reward these efforts. Find Out More

WATCH: Handover Ceremony of European Green Capital

February 10, 2016

On 9 February 2016, at a special handover ceremony in Brussels, the city of Ljubljana was inaugurated...read more

Copenhagen "rules out" pesticides

February 1, 2016

You can now add pesticide-free weed control to Copenhagen’s already long list of green credentials, which includes being a cycling paradise...read more

European Green Capital Handover: Bristol 2015 to Ljubljana 2016

09 Feb 2016

The next Handover Ceremony of the European Green Capital Award will take place on 9 February 2016 at the Museum of Musical Instruments in Brussels.read more

Separate Waste Collection in the Context of a Circular Economy in Europe

29 Jan 2016

EUROCITIES, Municipal Waste Europe and the European Commission invite you to join our conference on separate waste collectionread more