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EGCA Brochures & Leaflets

‘Recipe Book’: Great Food from European Green Cities

Recipe Book CoverThe ‘Recipe Book’ is the very first publication to showcase contributions from both European Green Capital and European Green Leaf Network cities. This first ever recipe book puts a spotlight on the importance of sustainable food practices and shows readers what 21 European Green Capital and European Green Leaf Network cities have been doing to ‘green’ their cities and their food, to motivate others to build a more nourishing future.

Along with reading inspiring stories about these cities’ sustainable food initiatives, readers can also enjoy 26 regional, appetising recipes from across Europe. With recipes ranging from curries to pancakes, there’s something that everyone will enjoy, and the best part is that you will be eating sustainably, too! Happy reading and eating!

Read the recipe book here.

 

Will your city be the European Green Capital?

To see what it takes to become a European Green Capital, please view the Will Your City leaflet.

Nijmegen – European Green Capital 2018

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The Nijmegen – European Green Capital 2018 brochure introduces this historical city, showcasing its best practices in urban sustainability, such as its ambitious energy targets, its water and waste management and its commitment to citizen engagement. The brochure also provides an overview of the five key themes of Nijmegen’s green activities during and after its year as European Green Capital.

Read the brochure in English or Dutch.

 

Essen – European Green Capital 2017

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The brochure presents Essen as European Green Capital 2017, showcasing the city’s best practices and its commitment to long term change. It also explores the five thematic areas of Essen’s European Green Capital activities.

You can view the brochure in English or German.

For a short overview of Essen as European Green Capital 2017, view the winning city leaflet in English or German.

 

Ljubljana – European Green Capital 2016

The brochure presents Ljubljana as European Green Capital 2016, showcasing the city’s best practices in sustainable urban policies. Special highlights include the city’s green spaces, transport, waste management, water management and awareness raising activities.

For a short overview of Ljubljana as European Green Capital 2016, view the winning city leaflet or discover the city in more detail in the brochure.

Bristol – European Green Capital 2015

The Bristol European Green Capital 2015 winning city leaflet showcases the city’s collaborative approach to finding shared solutions to environmental challenges, with a programme focused on Learning, Innovation and Leadership.

Copenhagen – European Green Capital 2014

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The brochure presents Copenhagen as European Green Capital 2014, showcasing the pioneering efforts Copenhagen has made to expand its green economy.

Read the brochure in English or Danish.

For a short overview of Copenhagen as European Green Capital 2014, view the winning city leaflet in English or Danish.

Nantes – European Green Capital 2013

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The following brochures present Nantes as the European Green Capital for 2013, introducing Nantes as a dynamic, forward-looking city. Explore Nantes’ policy approach to enhancing its urban environment and improving the quality of life of its citizens.

Read the brochure in English or French.

For a short overview of Nantes as the European Green Capital 2013, view the winning city leaflet in English, French or German.

Vitoria-Gasteiz – European Green Capital 2012

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The brochure presents Vitoria-Gasteiz as the European Green Capital for 2012 introducing the capital city of the Basque Country and of the province of Alava.

The brochure describes how the careful urban planning of the city has limited the environmental impacts of urban living and demonstrates the exceptional quality of life of all its residents. Vitoria-Gasteiz proves that when it comes to green living, all cities have an important role to play, and is a role model for other medium-sized European cities.

Read the brochure in English or Spanish.

For a short overview of Vitoria-Gasteiz as the European Green Capital 2012, view the winning city leaflet in English, Spanish, French or German.

Hamburg – European Green Capital 2011

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The Hamburg European Green Capital for 2011 brochure and leaflet introduce the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and its long-standing reputation as one of Europe’s great ports and industrial centres. The publications describe how the city confronts environmental challenges and is a role model for other European cities.

Read the brochure in English and German.

For a short overview of Hamburg as the European Green Capital 2011, view the winning city leaflet in English, German, French, Dutch, Spanish or Swedish.

Stockholm – European Green Capital 2010

brochure_stockholm_greencapital_2010This brochure presents Stockholm as Green Capital for 2010. From introductory forewords by European Commissioner for the Environment, Janez Potočnik, and Stockholm Mayor Sten Nordin, to a look at the Swedish capital as a green, blue and clean city, find out why this city became the first ever European Green Capital.
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Previous Publications

Making Our Cities Attractive and Sustainable

This brochure provides an overview of the ways the EU supports citizens and local governments in their efforts to make our cities sustainable and attractive.
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