Sustainable living is a great way to honour people and nature. At the moment, sustainable living hasn't received much attention and this makes it difficult for people to find what suits them. If you are visiting Brussels for a sustainable weekend, we have covered most of what you need to know.
Made in Louise - €€
Made in Louise and committed to sustainability, and this is evident in the eco-friendliness of the location as well as measures for conserving electricity and water. The hotel produces autonomous electricity with a gas-powered machine.
It also has a water filtering plant and controls wastes by reselling single-use bottles. The commitment of the hotel to sustainability earned it the Clef Verte label in July 2020.
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Hotel Agora Brussels Grand Place
Hotel Agora Brussels Grand Place is right in the middle of the city and is a great accommodation option when visiting Brussels for a sustainable weekend because of its eco-friendliness. The hotel has a personal touch to its rooms and offers exceptional service, for which it is constantly praised. The hotel is located at Rue des Eperonniers 3, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium.
Refresh Brussels describes itself as an authentic and friendly neighbourhood canteen committed to feeding its patrons healthy and sustainable meals. Irrespective of your budget, Refresh Brussels has fresh, healthy meals for you which are made with local seasonal products.
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Boentje Café is committed to zero waste and keeping coffee as sustainable as possible. This coffee shop partners with locals and applies other sustainability measures such as the use of reusable containers and the recycling of potential waste.
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Kamilou Brussels offers fresh, healthy, and tasty meals by applying sustainable practices and partnering with local suppliers. This restaurant strongly believes in the benefits of eating whole meals and strives to reduce its environmental impact.
WeCo Store is committed to making ethical and sustainable fashion more accessible. This shop does so by stocking high-quality ethical apparels and accessories for men and women.
The store also shares critical information which customers need to best take care of their clothes. This shop is committed to making the world fairer and more sustainable and believes that its goals can be achieved when the focus is on the quality rather than the quantity of clothes.
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Super Green Me
Super Green Me stocks products required for a sustainable lifestyle. This shop believes in the importance of creating more public awareness about sustainable living. The products available at the shop include beauty products, hygiene products, apparels, and underwear. The sustainability of products available at this shop is evaluated by the manufacturing methods and raw materials, associated waste, labour conditions, and respect for human health.
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To do (Sightseeing)
Mont des Arts
Monts des Arts is one of the top spots you should consider visiting when in Brussels. You should visit this notable tourist attraction for its views and all the expressions of art it holds. As Monts des Arts connect downtown and uptown Brussels, it gives a breath-taking view of the city’s downtown.
From the stairs, you will get a view of downtown Brussels which has the Brussels town hall, a notable landmark in the area. When you have soaked up enough of the views, you can opt for films, concerts, sculpture and painting, and other art expressions in the area. The mountain of art is definitely going to be a unique experience.
Parc du Cinquantenaire
Parc du Cinquantenaire is a national landmark that was created to mark the country’s 50th independence. The park is a beauty to behold in itself. It is also a great place to enjoy amazing views of the surrounding areas.
You can also explore the three museums that sit in Parc du Cinquantenaire and enjoy different art expressions.