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I’m not lasting, but therefore less annoying

The City of Ljubljana has launched a campaign against plastic bags with the slogan »I’m not lasting, but therefore less annoying. I’m a biodegradable bag.« with the aim of reducing the use of plastic bags which are very harmful to the environment.

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Quality of sound environment

Ljubljana, the European Green Capital 2016, has according to the European Commission conducted the most changes in the quality of life in the shortest period of time. Already in 2007, we started implementing the Vision of Ljubljana 2025 and...

CLEANING DRIVE AT METELKOVA

One of the activities carried out during Center DA’s tenure as Green Ambassador of the European Green Capital 2016 was a clean-up drive in and around Metelkova mesto Centre for Alternative Culture. At the initiative of the Council of Center DA,...

Hymn of the European Green Capital 2016

This year will be marked by a hymn by pupils from Poljane primary school ‘Ljubljana.For you’, which was chosen in a competition between Ljubljana primary schools. Many thanks to all participants for this lovely hymn! Arrangement: Anže RozmanWords...

For a More Beautiful Ljubljana

Again this year between 22 March, World Water day, and 22 April, World Earth Day, the traditional spring cleaning campaign For a More Beautiful Ljubljana (Za lepšo Ljubljano) is in progress in Ljubljana.

SHOPPING BAG. FOR YOU.

Renowned fashion designer Nina Šušnjara has designed a shopping bag for Ljubljana, European Green Capital 2016. Under the wing of the SUSNYARA trademark she has created a unique fashionable shopping bag, made of sustainable and recycled materials...

Ljubljana becomes greenest city in Europe

Ljubljana has formally turned into Europe's Green Capital 2016, the EU title it was awarded for its sustainable development over the past ten years. "Once white, today green," PM Miro Cerar said as he addressed a high-profile ceremony on Thursday...

The debate on responsibility and solidarity to future generations

The debate on responsibility and solidarity to future generations in terms of environmental protection was a prelude to the European Green Capital opening ceremony at Stožice Arena in the evening. Famous Serbian singer-songwriter Đorđe Balašević...

Ljubljana introducing zero-emission sightseeing train

A zero-emission tourist train, named Urban, is set to tour the streets of this year's European Green Capital as of mid-April. Urban, which will be free of charge in the first days after its launch, will connect Ljubljana's main tourist...

Mayors: Everyone's involvement needed to improve cities

Political decisions on the environment matter only in as much they echo in people's lives and change is only possible through cooperation and by getting everyone to contribute their bit, a panel featuring mayors of several European cities heard...

HANDBOOK FOR SUSTAINABLE EVENT ORGANISATION

We at the City of Ljubljana have set out a declaration of commitment to the organization of events as part of European Green Capital 2016. We would like all events to be carried out in line with sustainable development principles. You, as our...

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