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Mon, 11/27/2017 - 10:00

Renew your toys

Sustainability. You can take part in this edition of "Renew your toys" until 23 December. The campaign aims to foster the exchange of toys, story books and games that are in good condition.

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 14:20

DGT vehicle environmental labels, available in post offices

Air quality. DGT environmental labels, which classify vehicles according to the environmental impact, can be obtained from certain post offices.

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 18:23

Barcelona Markets, a key factor in the city's food distribution infrastructure.

The director of IMMB market services affirmed that Barcelona Markets are a major public policy instrument for food distribution in the city, and he praised Barcelona City Council's role in guaranteeing these aspects for city residents.

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 12:47

Returnable plastic cups work out cost-effective

Sustainability. The introduction of returnable cups at the local Gràcia, Sants and La Mercè festivities helped reduce the generation of waste by around 210 kilograms.

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 19:25

First ever atlas of Barcelona’s nesting birds

Fauna. The book brings together information on the 83 species of birds which nest in the city, promotes urban biodiversity and helps towards bird conservation.

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 21:07

“Our project shows the strength people can have when they are organised”

Housing. In Barcelona, many housing cooperatives are demonstrating that another housing model is possible. We spoke to one of them, La Borda, which is constructing a sustainable and modular building on a plot of land made available...

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:15

Eight tips on keeping your home cool this summer

Summer. Keeping your home cool in the summer is a matter of health and welfare.

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 12:50

More bike lanes for sustainable mobility

Mobility. Thirty two new bike lanes are to be created in the city in the next few months, moving towards sustainable and active mobility.

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 10:50

Barcelona prepares an atlas of birds nesting in the municipality

Urban fauna. The Atlas of Birds will be available at bookshops as from October, in Catalan, Spanish and English.

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 13:27

Traffic restrictions during pollution episodes

Air quality. As from December, cars which pollute the most and do not have a DGT label will not be allowed to circulate in the low emissions zone around the city’s ring roads.

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