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Bruxelles Environnement-IBGE

Bruxelles Environnement is the public service responsible for the environment and energy at the Brussels-Capital Region. It is tasked with conducting research, planning and providing advice on environmental issues.
Bruxelles Environnement (also known as IBGE) is the public service responsible for the environment and energy at the Brussels-Capital Region. It is tasked with conducting research, planning and providing advice on environmental issues. It also helps the authorities and businesses in Brussels to develop environmental plans.

Bruxelles Environnement manages various environmental themes for the Brussels-Capital Region, including air, water, waste, ground, green space and biodiversity, health and environment, animal welfare, noise, energy, and eco-mobility. It provides its services in response to the following tasks:

Information and awareness

  • Information on air quality in Brussels (pollution meter)
  • Measures with regard to ambient and other noise in Brussels
  • Information and publications on the environment and green spaces in Brussels
  • Environmental awareness-raising among the general public, in schools and businesses (Entreprise Ecodynamique label)

Entreprise Ecodynamique label:

The Entreprise Ecodynamique Label (FR/NL) is official recognition of the adoption of best environmental management practices in businesses and public or private organisations. It rewards environmental dynamism and advances made in waste management, energy consumption and rational use of raw materials. The label is free of charge. The award criteria are explained on the Bruxelles Environnement website.

Planning and support

  • Drawing up sector plans for managing and preventing waste, dealing with noise nuisances, managing the Forêt de Soignes (Sonian Forest), as well as Air and Climate plans
  • Development and management of green spaces (including the Forêt de Soignes in the Brussels-Capital Region)
  • Help to businesses with regard to environmental obligations

Environmental permit and inspection

  • Granting environmental permits, approvals and certificates
  • Monitoring compliance with environmental legislation

Contact:

Bruxelles Environnement-IBGE
Tour & Taxis
Avenue du Port 86C/3000, 1000 Brussels
Phone: +32 (0)2 775 75 11
Online: www.environnement.brussels (FR/NL)
Info Environment service: +32 (0)2 775 75 75

Legal basis:

The Institut Bruxellois pour la Gestion de l'Environnement (IBGE) was created by the Royal Decree of 8 March 1989 (published in Moniteur belge on 24 March 1989).