HANDYMADE IN BRUSSELS

The City of Brussels will provide 'companies for adapted work' (ETAs in French) with its construction site tarpaulins. These will be used to create new products. Bags, wallets, purses, briefcases, footstools, aprons, and key rings have already been created using this material.

The main project organiser:

Public Heritage Department

OBJECTIVES TO BE ACHIEVED:

  • Reuse 1500 m2 of construction site tarpaulin every year.

Expected reduction of CO2: 0.59t CO2/year

Other impact(s):

  • Socio-economic: Professional integration.
  • Environmental: waste reduction

FOLLOW-UP AND EVALUATION INDICATORS:

Follow-up indicators:

  • Number of m2 made available

Results indicators:

  • Number of m2 reused

Budget: /