The European Green Leaf Award is open to all towns and cities from the EU Member States with a population of 20,000 and up to 99,999 inhabitants. The Rules of Contest for the latest cycle of the European Green Leaf Award are available here. The Rules of Contest must be followed in order for applicant cities to submit eligible applications.
At the heart of every winning city, there are citizens.
To best support and inspire you in your green transition, we would like to share citizen's diaries, stories and good practice factsheets. We hope they will motivate and mostly empower you in your daily life. You can find them here.
With a population of almost 94,000 inhabitants, Treviso is a vibrant city, now recognised as sustainable example among small European cities.
Viladecans is approaching environmental commitment through a multi-level approach in a very convincing and joyful way and is focusing its whole strategy for their year as European Green Leaf winner on two main pillars: the ecological transition and promotion of a healthy lifestyle.
Valongo is located in the North of Portugal, District of Porto and is part of the Metropolitan Area of Porto.
Winterswijk is located in the East of the Netherlands and provides space for a total of 28,852 inhabitants.