Drawing by Luc Schuiten Image biomatrix water Drawing by Luc Schuiten Last tuesday we gave a presentation about Canal It Up to a delegation of Brussels politicians. Coördinatie Zenne – Coordination Senne and Natagora Bruxelles explained their goals as well, all for the benefit of a greener and healthier canal area. From our side we …
Green Islands to upgrade the canal landscape Islands in the Becodock – C Luc Schuiten The canal in Brussels centre is all stone, grey and sterile. It suffers from a severe lack of nature. There is no habitat for fish, birds find little food and space to rest and breed, as is the case for …
Green Mobile Barrier to stop floating trash in Brussels canal Canal it up recently celebrated its one year anniversary and since its very beginning, we have been working on a permanent solution to counter the problem of trash in the canal. Today we are proud to present our proposal. Together with River Cleanup, Deme and …

Bring green to the city

Bring green to the city Autour du canal, plusieurs projets attendent impatiemment de voir le jour. Le pont Suzan Daniel, le Parc Beco, le réaménagement de l’Avenue du Port, pont pour les cyclistes en dessous du pont Sainctelette, Kanal Centre Pompidou avec le Quai des Péniches, deux ponts piétonniers à Comte de Flandres et Porte …
Campagne anti-déchêts au tour du canal á Bruxelles Super initiative du Port de Bruxelles, des panneaux sur les garde corps le long du canal dissuadent les passants de jeter leurs déchêts dans le canal.
Cost of plastic pollution in Belgium The Ocean Cleanup team and Deloitte Nederland did a worldwide study to determine the financial impact of plastic pollution on national economies. If their conclusions are right this pollution costs $19 billion per year. With an estimated $2,6 million per year for Belgium. Financial impact should not be the …
Diatoms analyses of water quality in Brussels canal Do you know what diatoms are? These are brown-yellow microscopic algae with a siliceous hull, you can find them in every body of water. We collected these algae on two spots of the Canal and they were analysed by the Belgian Algae expert Louis Leclercq to determine …