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European Green Capital Award - Toolkits

Toolkits below will provide you with various examples and ideas about how your city can manage waste, reduce energy demand, become more resilient and more!

EGC-Tookits-Green Capital

This toolkit contains tips and advice from previous finalists and winners of the prestigious European Green Capital Award to help your city submit a solid application and make the most of the process to generate long-term benefits.


This toolkit tackles the question of how to become ‘100% renewable’. Here some of the European Green Capital Network members share some of the successes and challenges they have faced on their paths towards this vision.

Toolkit -Futureproof

This toolkit focuses on the future-proof vision. This vision combines European cities' strategies to use nature-based solutions to become (or stay) resilient towards natural and manmade disasters and adapt to climate change.

Human Scale

This toolkit showcases examples from European Green Capital Network members that have used sustainable mobility, green spaces, participation tools, co-housing initiatives and more to develop people-centred cities.